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 - Dewei Censored + Obi - Japanese - vinyl LP - £55.00, $70.95, €64.35 (New Item) (arrived 03-Apr-2020 11:43)
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, the insert has some light foxing whilst the vinyl looks barely played 25.3P-221)
Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $12.90, €11.70 (New Item) (arrived 02-Apr-2020 14:35)
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve RADIO7)
Rush - 2112 [Twenty One Twelve] - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $32.25, €29.25 (New Item) (arrived 24-Mar-2020 11:43)
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, housed in the gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics printed inside. There is some scuffing and wear along the edgesof the sleeve with some ringwear and a couple of tiny pinholes to the top corners, whilst the vinyl remains in excellent condition and looks seldom played)
Rush - 2112 (Twenty One Twelve) - Japanese - vinyl LP - £95.00, $122.55, €111.15 (New Item) (arrived 24-Mar-2020 11:16)
RUSH 2112 (1981 Japanese issue of the 1977 6-track LP, the fourth studio album by the Canadian rockers considered the best known from 'phase 1' & a veritable career saver, gatefold picture sleeve with Japanese biography/lyric insert & discography obi-strip. The sleeve displays minimal wear whilst the vinyl looks barely played 25.3P-267)
Rush - 2112 [Twenty One Twelve] - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $45.15, €40.95 (New Item) (arrived 21-Mar-2020 10:22)
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 displays some light ring/edge wear scuffs with a little corner creasing, whilst the vinyl remains in excellent condition with just light signs of play)
Rush - Caress Of Steel - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $45.15, €40.95 (New Item) (arrived 16-Mar-2020 11:17)
RUSH Caress Of Steel (1975 UK 10-track LP, the third studio album by the Canadian rock band including epic tracks like The Necromancer & The Fountain, gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics inside. The sleeve [EX] has a small seam split to the top and the vinyl appears Near Mint)
Rush - All The World's A Stage - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $32.25, €29.25 (New Item) (arrived 16-Mar-2020 11:13)
RUSH All The World's A Stage (1976 UK 12-track double vinyl LP recorded live at the Massey Hall, Toronto in June 1976, gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl appears near 'as new' with few signs of play)
Rush - 2112 40th Anniversary - US - vinyl box set - £95.00, $122.55, €111.15 (New Item) (arrived 11-Mar-2020 15:02)
RUSH 2112 40th Anniversary (2016 US Super Deluxe limited edition remastered Triple LP set on Audiophile quality 200 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl with moving hologram image and etched fourth side, and 2-CD/DVD set. Released to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their magnum opus including the original Album With 2015 Abbey Road Remaster, with this available for the first time on Compact Disc, along with bonus tracks including live archive outtakes from Massey Hall 1976 & Newly Recorded Covers By Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nick Raskulinecz, Billy Talent, Steven Wilson, Alice In Chains, & Jacob Moon and more. This fantastic set also includes a Starman Turntable Mat, Hugh Syme’s Original Starman Pencil Sketch Litho, Massey Hall June 1976 Ticket Stub Litho, Massey Hall June 1976 Handbill & Three Collector Button badges for each band member, all housed in a fantasic 12½" x 13" x 2" heavy duty card picture box with a velvet effect inside. Although not factory sealed, this example remains in a 'near as new' condition)
Rush - Rush - Japanese - vinyl LP - £45.00, $58.05, €52.65 (New Item) (arrived 04-Mar-2020 16:25)
RUSH Rush (Debut 1975 Japanese first press 8-track LP, housed in a deluxe lyric picture sleeve. This is an ex-radio library copy with library catalogue stickers to a back corner & a tracklist/press clipping attached to the front slick. The sleevehas a degree of foxing on the back with some small paper tears from past sticker removal on the front - it's not the most attractive looking example but there are no heavy creases or writing & could otherwise be classed as Very Good. The vinyl remains nice & clean & in Excellent condition with barely any play RJ-6028)
Rush - Power Windows - Japanese - vinyl LP - Promo - £30.00, $38.70, €35.10 (New Item) (arrived 04-Mar-2020 16:17)
RUSH Power Windows (1985 Japanese 8-track LP, housed in a deluxe picture sleeve complete with a full colour fold-out picture/lyric insert. The sleeve is Excellent with minimal age wear & the vinyl is mint & unplayed 28.3P-679)