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 - Exit... Stage Left - Italian - 2-LP vinyl set - £20.00, $24.80, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 07-May-2022 16:00)
RUSH Exit... Stage Left (1981 Italian 13-track double vinyl LP, recorded live in Canada & the UK, glossy gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve displays some minor general wear and graded very good, whilst the vinyl shows only the lightest evidenceof play)
- Rush - Closer To The Heart - Cream Label - UK - 7" vinyl - £8.00, $9.92, €9.44 (New Item) (arrived 02-May-2022 11:13)
RUSH Closer To The Heart (1977 UK 3-track cream injection moulded 7" vinyl single from the rock trio, also including Bastille Day and The Temples Of Syrinx. Issued within a Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve, the vinyl remains in excellent condition RUSH7)
- Rush - Moving Pictures - 40th Anniversary Deluxe 5LP Edition - Sealed - UK - 5-LP vinyl set - £109.99, $136.39, €129.79 (New Item) (arrived 29-Apr-2022 14:41)
RUSH Moving Pictures (40th Anniversary Deluxe 5-LP limited edition 2022 UK/EU box set - all vinyl has been cut half-speed Direct-To-Metal Mastering for the first time ever and pressed on 180-gram audiophile vinyl. LP 1 features the original album, while LPs 2-5 feature the complete, unreleased Toronto concert from March 25, 1981. Extras include a booklet with new Hugh Syme illustrations & liner notes by Kim Thayil, Les Claypool, Taylor Hawkins, Bill Kelliher and Neil Sanderson. Factory sealed)
- Rush - Tom Sawyer - UK - 7" vinyl - £7.99, $9.91, €9.43 (New Item) (arrived 29-Apr-2022 09:07)
RUSH Tom Sawyer (1981 UK injection moulded vinyl 7" single, also including A Passage To Bangkok, with both tracks taken from the live 'Exit Stage Left' album, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve. The sleeve shows a little shelfwear whilst the vinyl appears barely played EXIT7)
- Rush - Closer To The Heart - Cream Label-wide centre - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $14.88, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 29-Apr-2022 08:47)
RUSH Closer To The Heart (1977 UK 3-track cream wide cenre 7" vinyl single from the rock trio, also including Bastille Day and The Temples Of Syrinx. Issued within a Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve, the vinyl remains in excellent condition RUSH7)
- Rush - All The World's A Stage - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $31.00, €29.50 (New Item) (arrived 22-Apr-2022 13:32)
RUSH All The World's A Stage (1976 UK 12-track double LP recorded live at the Massey Hall, Toronto in June 1976, gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal edge wear & the vinyl appears near 'as new' with few signs of play)
- Rush - Fly By Night + Obi - Japanese - vinyl LP - £250.00, $310.00, €295.00 (New Item) (arrived 13-Mar-2022 09:08)
RUSH Fly By Night (Rare 1975 Japanese first press 8-track LP on the dark blue & silver Mercury label manufactured by Nippon Phonogram, housed in the original picture sleeve complete with the double sided lyric insert & very scarce wide red & white obi-strip. The packaging is in Excellent condition with just the lightest spot of foxing on the back of the obi commensurate with age - The vinyl is Near Mint with few signs of play RJ-7012)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $12.40, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 23-Feb-2022 13:32)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve. RADIO7)
- Rush - All The World's A Stage - US - 2-LP vinyl set - £30.00, $37.20, €35.40 (New Item) (arrived 28-Dec-2021 12:14)
RUSH All The World's A Stage (1976 US Mercury 'skyline' label 12-track double LP with 'JAMF' in the run-out groove, recorded live at Massey Hall in Toronto on 11th-13th June 1976. The tri-fold picture sleeve is without the 'Mercury' record label logo on the front and shows some ring wear discolouration but the vinyl remains in EX condition SRM-2-7508)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - EX - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $14.88, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 29-Sep-2021 16:38)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees. Complete with its hard to find picture sleeve which shows creasing to edges, the vinyl shows only a few signs of play RADIO7)