The Legendary Rock Icon to be Honored In An All-New Book Inspired By His Music, Life, and Words
For the first time in comics format, Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs will be a journey through Freddie’s life; from his childhood in Zanzibar, through his formative years in England, to becoming the rock star, known and loved by millions around the globe. The story is told in his own words, with each chapter giving a glimpse into the many facets of his life.
Written by Tres Dean (All Time Low Presents: Young Renegades), the graphic novel will give true insight into the many experiences that helped shape the young Farrokh Bulsara and his compelling existence, both on and off stage—that was the life of Freddie Mercury, Lover of Life, Singer of Songs.
Tres Dean is a writer from Richmond, VA currently living in New York. He's written for GQ, Men's Health, SyFy, and Geek, among others. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University's English department, he is the world's (unofficial) leading scholar on the subject of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
Kyla Aiko is an author and artist who lives in a town with an ocean view. When not writing or drawing, you might find them making handmade noodles or listening to their favorite songs on repeat. You can see Kyla’s work as a letterer and touch-up artist in DANDADAN, LOVE'S IN SIGHT!, RURIDRAGON, SUPER SMARTPHONE, THE SECRET OF THE RAVENS, and more. FOXLIGHT, Kyla's solo fantasy graphic novel debut is forthcoming from Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan, and you can see more art and writing at aikosmith.com.
From Vancouver, BC in Canada, and graduating cum laude from the Maryland Institute College Art, Ames (or Amy) is an illustrator who draws their inspiration from their own life, nature, music, and other things they find beautiful or humorous. In their spare time, they like to ride the longboards that they design and paint as well as try to teach themselves guitar.