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 - Permanent Waves - Japanese - vinyl LP - £50.00, $63.50, €57.00 (New Item) (arrived 12-Apr-2019 11:00)
RUSH Permanent Waves (1979 Japanese 6-track vinyl LP, housed in a censored picture sleeve with 'Dewei Defeats Truman' headline on the newspaper, complete with fold-out Japanese / lyric insert & obi-strip. The sleeve & obi both dispay only minimal signs of wear or age and the vinyl looks barely played 25.3P-221) […]
- Rush - Grace Under Pressure - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $25.40, €22.80 (New Item) (arrived 10-Apr-2019 10:21)
RUSH Grace Under Pressure (1984 UK 8-track vinyl LP, the tenth studio album by the Canadian rock band including Distant Early Warning, Kid Gloves & Between The Wheels, glossy picture sleeve complete with lyric inner. The sleeve displays minimal wear and the vinyl looks barely played VERH12) […]
- Rush - Caress Of Steel - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.70, €11.40 (New Item) (arrived 15-Mar-2019 10:19)
RUSH Caress Of Steel (1983 issue of the 1975 UK 5-track vinyl LP featuring their underrated third album, housed in a glossy picture sleeve with the 'Priceless' series discography inner. There are a couple of minor pinchmarks to the edges of the sleeve and some ring wear to the back cover, despite a couple of paper surface scuffs, the vinyl appears in an otherwise hardly played condition PRICE20) […]
- Rush - A Show Of Hands + Stickered sleeve - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £35.00, $44.45, €39.90 (New Item) (arrived 12-Mar-2019 13:11)
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 a little storagewear to the white areas of the cover & the vinyl remains near as new) […]
- Rush - Moving Pictures - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £40.00, $50.80, €45.60 (New Item) (arrived 12-Mar-2019 12:03)
RUSH Moving Pictures (Classic 1981 UK 7-track vinyl LP, the eighth studio album by the Canadian rockers, their best-selling & arguably best known album, including Tom Sawyer, Witch Hunt and the maniacal instrumental YYZ, glossy picture sleevewiththe original lyric inner. The sleeve does have some notable edgewear and spine scuffing, but the vinyl shows very little evidence of play) […]
- Rush - A Farewell To Kings - US - vinyl LP - £35.00, $44.45, €39.90 (New Item) (arrived 06-Mar-2019 14:16)
RUSH A Farewell To Kings (1977 US issue 6-track vinyl LP, the 5th studio album including the epic Xanadu featuring early keyboard exploits for the band, the set regular sing-a-long single Closer To The Heart and the lesser played classic Cygnus X-1, gatefold picture sleeve featuring the well-known puppet artwork by Hugh Syme, complete with lyrics and band photo on the inner spread [featuring those Peart boots!] and original picture inner later immortalised on many a poster with the starman logo on the other side! The sleeve has a deletion cut corner and displays some light visible signs of wear/corner wear but is otherwise intact and in excellent shape, whilst the vinyl shows some light evidence of play. A nice example of this great album from the Rush early days! SRM-1-1184) […]
- Rush - Caress Of Steel - US - vinyl LP - £35.00, $44.45, €39.90 (New Item) (arrived 06-Mar-2019 12:39)
RUSH Caress Of Steel (1975 US 10-track LP, housed in a gatefold sleeve, this was the third studio album by the Canadian rock band and includes the epics 'The Necromancer' and 'The Fountain', gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics inside. The sleeve shows only minor wear whilst, aside from a few superficial paper scuffs, the vinyl is in excellent condition SRM-1-1046) […]
- Rush - Closer To The Heart - UK - 12" vinyl - £15.00, $19.05, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 05-Mar-2019 15:20)
RUSH Closer To The Heart (1977 UK 4-track 12" EP, also including Bastille Day, The Temples Of Syrinx & Anthem. The lightweight picture sleeve shows a little creasing and ring wear & the vinyl displays some paper scuffs but littles signs of play RUSH12) […]
- Rush - Hold Your Fire - Gold promo stamped - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $25.40, €22.80 (New Item) (arrived 28-Feb-2019 08:31)
RUSH Hold Your Fire (1987 UK 10-track stereo LP of essential third phase Rush! gold promo-stamped picture sleeve with picture/lyric inner. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl looks barely played VERH47) […]
- Rush - 2112 [Twenty One Twelve] - UK - vinyl LP - £45.00, $57.15, €51.30 (New Item) (arrived 04-Feb-2019 08:53)
RUSH 2112 (1976 UK 6-track vinyl LP, the fourth studio album by the Canadian rockers considered the best known from 'phase 1' and a veritable career saver, gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics printed inside. The sleeve has a deletion punch hole & shows just a little edgescuffing & light shelfwear, whilst the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play) […]