The publication is officially licensed and will launch on September 10 via Fantoons and is available to pre-order via the band’s website – including a version that comes with a reproduction of the 1978 tourbook.
The Making Of A Farewell To Kings: The Graphic Novel is spread across 144 pages and will be presented in hardback format and measures 12 x 12 inches.
A statement on the book reads: “This epic, fully authorised graphic novel chronicles the birth of Rush’s classic album A Farewell To Kings.
“Relive the trials and triumphs alongside Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart as they create the masterpiece of progressive rock that gave birth to Closer To The Heart and the majestic Xanadu.
“The book features artwork and storytelling from Fantoons, with new input from Alex Lifeson and producer Terry Brown.
Check out some of the pages from the graphic novel below.
A reissue of A Farewell To Kings was released back in 2017 to mark its 40th anniversary.
Meanwhile, a book charting the history of Rush’s live history titled Wandering The Face Of The Earth will be published on October 15, while Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland will be released on vinyl for the first time on June 7.
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- Rush - Hemispheres - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $31.25, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 05-Aug-2020 13:41)
RUSH Hemispheres (1978 UK 4-track LP with 'brain' picture/logo labels - the epic seventh long-player from the Canadian prog trio includes the surprise hit 'The Trees', the standout instrumental 'La Villa Strangiato' & the 18+minute strong Cygnus taking up the whole of side one. The gatefold picture sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl looks barely played. A superb copy of Rush at some of their technical best)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - P/S - UK - 7" vinyl - £20.00, $25.00, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 01-Jul-2020 15:37)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees. Complete with the its hard to find picture sleeve which has just a little shelfwear, the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play RADIO7)
- Rush - Fly By Night + Insert - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £30.00, $37.50, €33.60 (New Item) (arrived 30-Jun-2020 12:22)
RUSH Fly By Night (1975 UK 8-track vinyl LP, the second studio album by the Canadian rock band and the first to feature drummer Neil Peart, complete with illustrated lyric insert, fully laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a littlelight shelfwear and a couple of light laminate creases while the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play)
- Rush - Exit... Stage Left - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £35.00, $43.75, €39.20 (New Item) (arrived 06-Jun-2020 16:03)
RUSH Exit... Stage Left (1981 UK 13-track double vinyl LP featuring a collection of tracks recorded live in Canada & the UK. The glossy gatefold picture sleeve has just light signs of shelfwear to the edges and light creasing, the discs show just the odd light sign of play)
- Rush - A Show Of Hands + Stickered sleeve - Dutch - 2-LP vinyl set - £35.00, $43.75, €39.20 (New Item) (arrived 06-Jun-2020 13:35)
RUSH A Show Of Hands (1989 Dutch 14-track double LP recorded live during the 'Power Windows' tour in 1986 & the 'Hold Your Fire' tour in '88, hype stickered gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl appears barely played)
- Rush - Grace Under Pressure - Japanese - vinyl LP - £45.00, $56.25, €50.40 (New Item) (arrived 26-May-2020 13:37)
RUSH Grace Under Pressure (1984 Japanese 8-track vinyl LP, the tenth studio album by Canadian rock band including Distant Early Warning, The Body Electric, Red Sector A and Afterimage, picture sleeve complete with Japanese/lyric insert & discography obi-strip. This example remains in the open shrink, therefore the sleeve shows minimal wear, whilst the vinyl has very little evidence of play 25.3P-505)
- Rush - Exit...Stage Left + obi - Japanese - 2-LP vinyl set - £65.00, $81.25, €72.80 (New Item) (arrived 26-May-2020 13:34)
RUSH Exit...Stage Left (1981 Japanese 13-track double vinyl LP, gatefold picture sleeve complete with fold-out Japanese text biography/lyric insert & discography obi-strip. The sleeve shows only light wear or signs of age and the vinyl looks barely played 36.3P-325~6)
- Rush - Archives - UK - 3-LP vinyl set - £65.00, $81.25, €72.80 (New Item) (arrived 22-May-2020 10:03)
RUSH Archives (1974 UK 26-track triple vinyl LP, a repackaging of the 'Rush', 'Fly By Night' & 'Caress Of Steel' albums, housed in a gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light foxing to the inside, however all three vinyl discs appear in fantastic Near Mint condition)
- Rush - Power Windows - UK - vinyl LP - £18.00, $22.50, €20.16 (New Item) (arrived 16-May-2020 18:22)
RUSH Power Windows (1985 UK 8-track vinyl LP, the eleventh studio album from the Canadian prog icons, including the singles The Big Money, Mystic Rhythms and Manhattan Project from the Peter Collins produced synth-era of the band. The glossy picture sleeve [which displays one of regular Rush cover artist Hugh Syme's best designs for the band] has a little shelfwear to the spine edge but comes with its original photo portraits / lyric inner and the vinyl looks barely played VERH31)
- Rush - A Show Of Hands + Stickered sleeve - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £35.00, $43.75, €39.20 (New Item) (arrived 22-Apr-2020 11:59)
RUSH A Show Of Hands (1989 UK 14-track double LP recorded live during the 'Power Windows' tour in 1986 & the 'Hold Your Fire' tour in '88, hype stickered gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows little wear & the vinyl remains near as new)