“Bizarre Al” Yankovic is about to function in his personal graphic novel.
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The titular musician and actor has teamed up with Z2 Comics for The Illustrated Al: The Songs Of “Bizarre Al” Yankovic, which options illustrated interpretations of over 20 of his songs.
“It’s such an unbelievable honour to see my tune lyrics dropped at life by a few of my all-time favorite cartoonists and illustrators,” Yankovic stated of the guide in an announcement by way of Pitchfork.
“I’ve truly been taking part in the lengthy sport – the one motive I spent 4 many years within the music enterprise is in order that sooner or later I may have my very personal graphic novel.”
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— Comedian Ebook Sources (@CBR) Might 25, 2022
Will probably be obtainable in paperback and hardcover codecs, in addition to an outsized hardcover deluxe version, and an outsized hardcover deluxe hand-signed version.
Deluxe editions embody a wax pack of collector’s playing cards, a three-piece artwork print set, a vinyl slipmat and drink coasters. The tremendous deluxe version additionally options signed books and a “Bizarre Al” Yankovic branded mini-accordion.
He’s the newest in a protracted line of artists and acts who’ve been immortalised in a graphic novel together with Freddie Mercury, Joan Jett, Elvis Presley, The Doorways, Cypress Hill, Motörhead, Blondie, Blur’s Graham Coxon and All Time Low.
In the meantime, Daniel Radcliffe is about to star in WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, the biopic which guarantees to observe Yankovic’s life “from his rise to fame within the music trade to his superstar amorous affairs”.
Talking about taking part in Yankovic, Radcliffe just lately advised The Hollywood Reporter: “Carrying the Hawaiian shirt is a big accountability that I don’t take calmly, and I’m honoured to lastly share with the world the completely 100 per cent unassailably true story of Bizarre Al’s wicked and scandalous life.”
A trailer for the biopic dropped earlier this month.
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