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Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Rush: The Making of A Farewell to Kings graphic novel from FANTOONS coming in September

Tue, Apr 16, 2019@9:54AM | comments

Rush and FANTOONS have announced a new, officially-licensed graphic novel chronicling the making of Rush's A Farewell to Kings album. Rush: The Making of A Farewell to Kings is slated for release this coming September and is now available for pre-order From the announcement:

Fantoons announces the official RUSH graphic novel chronicling the making of the band's classic album A Farewell to Kings; the first in their ongoing relationship with RUSH.

"We worked incredibly hard to create a graphic novel that celebrates the music of RUSH, and the creation of the album of 'A Farewell to Kings' as a work of art" says Fantoons LA-based creative director, David Calcano. "We think this book will be something for comics and music fans alike to cherish."

This epic, fully authorized graphic novel chronicles the birth of RUSH's classic album A Farewell to Kings. Relive the production trials and triumphs alongside Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart as they create the masterpiece of progressive rock that gave birth to such tracks as "Closer to the Heart," and the majestic "Xanadu". The book is co-written by Fantoons' David Calcano and Lindsay Lee, and features artwork by Juan Riera and Ittai Manero. The story was written with input from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson and album producer Terry Brown, who also penned the foreword. ...

The 144-page, 12"x12" hardcover book is currently set to release on September 10th and can be pre-ordered at this location. To learn more about all of the other officially-licensed Rush merchandise available from FANTOONS, be sure to check out their Etsy Store, and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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