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 - Hold Your Fire - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.85, €17.55 (New Item) (arrived 23-Jul-2021 12:14)
RUSH Hold Your Fire (1987 UK 10-track vinyl LP from the essential third phase synth-era Rush, including Prime Mover and Time Stand Still featuring Aimee Mann, glossy picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve has some minor edgewear and the vinyl has just a the off light surface scuff VERH47)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - P/S - UK - 7" vinyl - £20.00, $27.80, €23.40 (New Item) (arrived 09-Jul-2021 17:16)
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 - Hemispheres - US - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.85, €17.55 (New Item) (arrived 14-Jun-2021 12:51)
RUSH Hemispheres (1983 US issue of the 4-track 1978 album with 'brain' picture labels - the epic seventh long-player from the Canadian prog trio, including the surprise hit single 'The Trees', the standout instrumental 'La Villa Strangiato' and the 18+ minute strong Cygnus taking up the whole of side one, picture sleeve with illustrated lyric/credits inner. The sleeve has only a few storage marks, whilst the vinyl is excellent with only a few light surface markswhich has no effect on play. An ideal play copy!)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $13.90, €11.70 (New Item) (arrived 15-Jun-2021 09:06)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve RADIO7)
- Rush - Permanent Waves - Censored Sleeve - UK - vinyl LP - £40.00, $55.60, €46.80 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jun-2021 10:14)
RUSH Permanent Waves (Classic 1980 UK 6-track vinyl LP, their seventh studio album including the hit single 'The Spirit Of Radio'. The picture sleeve has the censored 'Dewei Defeats Truman' headline on the newspaper and shows a little shelfwear scuffing to the edges while the original lyric inner also has evidence of age yellowing / foxing visible and the vinyl remains in excellent condition)
- Rush - 2112 [Twenty One Twelve] - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.75, €29.25 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jun-2021 10:19)
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. The gatefold picture sleeve [VG] has the lyrics printed inside & shows a degree of ageingwith some shelfwear scuffing evident to the edges while the vinyl remains in EX condition)
- Rush - Vital Signs - VG - UK - 12" vinyl - £10.00, $13.90, €11.70 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jun-2021 10:26)
RUSH Vital Signs (1981 UK 4-track 12" vinyl single, also including A Passage To Bangkok, Circumstances and In The Mood. With evidence of ringwear / shelfwear and play, both the picture sleeve and vinyl remain in VG condition VITAL12)
- Rush - Rush In Rio - 180g - US - 4-LP vinyl set - £75.00, $104.25, €87.75 (New Item) (arrived 09-Jul-2021 13:52)
RUSH Rush In Rio (2019 US limited ediiton sealed 31-track 4LP set pressed on audiiophile quality180g vinyl, housed in a four-panel stickered gatefold picture sleeve. Classic set spanning their thirty-year career, recorded at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the final night of the tour in front of a spirited crowd of over 60,000 people. This copy remains sealed and is in 'as new' condition R183672)
- Rush - Hemispheres 40th Anniversary - US - vinyl box set - £125.00, $173.75, €146.25 (New Item) (arrived 09-Jul-2021 13:54)
RUSH Hemispheres 40th Anniversary (2018 US Super Deluxe limited edition remastered Triple LP set on Audiophile quality 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl, featuring the 2018 album remaster on LP in a gatefold picture sleeve, Bonus Live Tracks Double LP also in gatefold cover both withing a picture slipcase, 24 page book (LP size) with photos and new artwork by Hugh Syme and 5700 word essay by Rob Bowman, along with the album on CD with bonus live CD, along with a Blu-ray Audio disccontaining the original album and four promo videos, with exclusive 24" square poster, 1979 UK replica tour programme, Pink Pop replica concert ticket & backstage pass, and Iron-On Embroidered patch within a envelope pack, all housed in a heavy duty card picture slipcase. The case is still sealed, therefore the contents are Mint)
- Rush - Moving Pictures - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $48.65, €40.95 (New Item) (arrived 12-Jul-2021 17:15)
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. There is some shelfwear scuffing & creasing evident to the edges of the gatefold picture sleeve [VG] but comes complete with the lyric inner while the vinyl remains in EX condition with some light surface scuffs)