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 - 2112 - Twenty One Twelve - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.45, €16.95 (New Item) (arrived 30-Jan-2023 15:35)
RUSH 2112 (1983 UK issue of the classic 1976 6-track vinyl LP, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows moderate wear and the vinyl has just a few minor scuffs, but remains in excellent condition PRICE79)
- Rush - Through Time - Dutch - vinyl LP - £35.00, $43.05, €39.55 (New Item) (arrived 09-Nov-2022 16:33)
RUSH Through Time (1978 Dutch 11-track LP compilation, housed in a sleeve featuring a live shot of the band on the front & a back catalogue pictorial on the back. The sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl looks barely played)
- Rush - New World Man - UK - 7" vinyl - £15.00, $18.45, €16.95 (New Item) (arrived 03-Oct-2022 17:29)
RUSH New World Man (1982 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including a live version of Vital Signs. The paper picture sleeve shows the lightest of ringwear to the front and the vinyl remains in excellent condition RUSH8)
- Rush - Prime Mover - White Vinyl - UK - 7" vinyl - £25.00, $30.75, €28.25 (New Item) (arrived 04-Oct-2022 17:45)
RUSH Prime Mover (1987 UK limited edition 7" single pressed on White Vinyl, also including a live version of Distant Early Warning, hype stickered clear PVC sleeve, the vinyl looks barely played RUSHR14)
- Rush - Presto - Deletion Cut - US - vinyl LP - £75.00, $92.25, €84.75 (New Item) (arrived 05-Oct-2022 11:02)
RUSH Presto (1989 US red & black Atlantic label 11-track vinyl LP, the thirteenth studio album including the singles Show Don't Tell and The Pass. Complete with the lyric printed inner [which has a seam split to one edge], the picture sleeve hasdeletion saw cut at the spine edge and a little light corner shelfwear while the vinyl looks barely played)
- Rush - Hemispheres - Japanese - vinyl LP - £95.00, $116.85, €107.35 (New Item) (arrived 06-Oct-2022 08:41)
RUSH Hemispheres (1978 Japanese 4-track vinyl LP featuring the epic sixth album from the Canadian prog trio, including the surprise hit single 'The Trees', the standout instrumental 'La Villa Strangiato' and the 18+ minute strong Cygnus which takes up the whole of Side One. The gatefold picture sleeve has the lyrics printed inside accompanied by the Japanese lyric insert and the vinyl shows little signs of play 25.3P-269)
- Rush - Roll The Bones - UK - shaped picture disc - £50.00, $61.50, €56.50 (New Item) (arrived 18-Oct-2022 16:45)
RUSH Roll The Bones (Rare 1992 UK limited edition 4-track 7" Square Shaped Picture Disc single, also including The Pass, It's A Rap [Part 1] plus an interview with Alex Lifeson. The 8" square disc includes UK tour dates on the reverse andcomes issued in a stickered clear PVC sleeve A7524TE)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - US - 7" vinyl - £30.00, $36.90, €33.90 (New Item) (arrived 07-Nov-2022 13:31)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 US wide centred 7" vinyl single, also including Circumstances, housed in a Mercury company die-cut paper sleeve. The vinyl remains Excellent with only very light signs of play)
- Rush - Hemispheres - Brain lbl + Poster - Canadian - vinyl LP - £50.00, $61.50, €56.50 (New Item) (arrived 09-Nov-2022 15:45)
RUSH Hemispheres (Rare 1978 Canadian 4-track vinyl LP on the Anthem label with 'braib' picture labels, the epic sixth album from the Canadian prog trio, including the surprise hit single 'The Trees', the standout instrumental 'La Villa Strangiato' and the 18+ minute strong Cygnus which takes up the whole of Side One. The thick gatefold card gatefold picture sleeve has the lyrics printed within and shows some minor scuffing, and has a 1.5" seam split to the back bottom edge while the vinyl remains Excellent with only light signs of play visible. This example also includes the rare fold-out poster, which has been stored in the sleeve and never displayed! ANR-1-1014)
- Rush - All The World's A Stage - Canadian - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $30.75, €28.25 (New Item) (arrived 10-Nov-2022 10:46)
RUSH All The World's A Stage (1977 Canadian issue 12-track Anthem label double vinyl LP which was recorded live at Toronto's Massey Hall over three nights in June 1976. The tri-fold picture sleeve with some minor ringwear & shelf scuffing visible however, the vinylremains Excellent with only a few light signs of play ANR-2-1005)