Graphic novel about The Smiths to be released this month

The Smiths are subject of an upcoming graphic novel, Tales of The Smith: A Graphic Biography.

The official synopsis of the novel reads: “Tales of The Smiths is a comic book retelling of the band members’ teenage years, before the group was famous, and includes fascinating digressions about their influences (the New York Dolls, Nico, Sex Pistols, NY punk, Patti Smith, etc) and the times in which they were growing up. The story reaches its climax with the meeting of Morrissey and Marr, the formation of the band in 1982 and their first gig as The Smiths.”

It was put together by Con Chrisoulis and features an introduction from Simon Wolstencroft – former drummer of The Smiths and The Fall. It is due for release on March 22.… the world’s largest online retailer of rare and out of print vinyl, CDs and music memorabilia – since 1987.

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