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 17-Aug-2019 10:06)
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 - Exit...Stage Left + obi - Japanese - 2-LP vinyl set - £55.00, $69.85, €62.70 (New Item) (arrived 17-Aug-2019 10:06)
RUSH Exit...Stage Left (1981 Japanese 13-track double vinyl LP, gatefold picture sleeve complete with fold-out Japanese text biography/lyric insert & discography obi-strip. The sleeve shows only light wear or signs of age and the vinyl looks barely played 36.3P-325~6) […]
Rush - Archives - EX - UK - 3-LP vinyl set - £30.00, $38.10, €34.20 (New Item) (arrived 06-Aug-2019 08:43)
RUSH Archives (1978 UK 26-track triple LP repackaging their first three studio albums; Rush, Fly By Night & Caress Of Steel, encompassing early classics across the board from Working Man, Anthem & Bastille Day to Lakeside Park, unique gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little wear with little a bit of scuffing & the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play) […]
Rush - Roll The Bones - UK - vinyl LP - £85.00, $107.95, €96.90 (New Item) (arrived 05-Aug-2019 16:30)
RUSH Roll The Bones (1991 UK picture label 10-track LP, pressed in Germany for the UK & European markets, the fourteenth studio album from the Canadian legends. The picture sleeve won the Juno Award for Best Album Cover that year & comes complete with an illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve shows a little light wear with an area of gloss loss, whilst the vinyl appears near as new WX436) […]
Rush - The Big Money - UK - 12" vinyl - £12.00, $15.24, €13.68 (New Item) (arrived 29-Jul-2019 14:53)
RUSH The Big Money (1985 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single, including Territories & Red Sector live, picture sleeve. The sleeve is in nice shape, with just some light ringwear from storage, whilst the vinyl aside from one or two very faint paper scuffs, remains in excellent condition RUSH1212) […]
Rush - Closer To The Heart - UK - 12" vinyl - £15.00, $19.05, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jul-2019 15:49)
RUSH Closer To The Heart (1977 UK 4-track 12" EP, also including Bastille Day, The Temples Of Syrinx & Anthem. Superb iconic picture sleeve, The lightweight sleeve shows a little edge creasing and ringwear, whilst the vinyl displays only a few minor paper scuffs RUSH12) […]
Rush - New World Man - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $15.24, €13.68 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jul-2019 11:18)
RUSH New World Man (1982 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including a live version of Vital Signs, picture sleeve. The paper picture sleeve shows jmild ringwear whilst the vinyl is as fresh as the day it rolled off the press back in 1982! RUSH8) […]
Rush - The Body Electric - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $12.70, €11.40 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jul-2019 11:15)
RUSH The Body Electric (1982 UK 2-track 7" vinyl single with paper labels, also including The Analog Kid, glossy card flipback picture sleeve which has some light shelfwear but the vinyl remains in excellent condition RUSH11) […]
Rush - Prime Mover - White Vinyl - UK - 7" vinyl - £25.00, $31.75, €28.50 (New Item) (arrived 27-Jul-2019 10:53)
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 - Power Windows - Stickered - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $19.05, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jul-2019 15:15)
RUSH Power Windows (1985 UK 8-track vinyl LP, the eleventh studio album from the Canadian prog icons, featuring the singles The Big Money, Mystic Rhythms and Manhattan Project from the Peter Collins produced synth-era of the band, hype-stickered glossy picture sleeve featuring one of regular Rush cover artist Hugh Syme's best designs for the band, complete with original photo portraits/lyric inner. The sleeve shows just a little wear, whilst the vinyl remains excellent with only lightevidence of play VERH31) […]