Freddie Mercury of Queen, one of the world’s greatest singers is getting his life chronicled for the first time in comics-format in an official graphic novel – Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs, published by Z2 Comics.
Written by Tres Dean (All Time Low: Young Blood) and illustrated by Kyla Smith, Robin Richardson, Safiya Zerrougui, Tammy Wang and Amy Liu, the graphic novel captures stories from Mercury’s childhood in Zanzibar and India, growing up in England, and his journey of becoming a rockstar loved by millions around the globe.
The story is told in Mercury’s own words, and each chapter gives readers a glimpse and true insight into the many experiences that helped to shape young Farookh Bulsara and his captivating and wonderful life both on and off stage.
Z2 Comics specialises in making music-related graphic novels and the publisher has worked with artists like Gorillaz, Rico Nasty, Cypress Hill, Machine Gun Kelly, Sublime, and Baby Metal among others, including debuting comic works by artists like Antrax and Sturgill Simpson.
Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs is available for pre-order at USD29.99 (RM124.35) and will go on sale in November 2021.