Grateful Dead are the subject of a forthcoming graphic novel that chronicles their early years. Grateful Dead Origins, written by Chris Miskiewicz and illustrated by Noah Van Sciver, is due out in early 2020 via Z2 Comics. Check out the covers of the standard and deluxe editions below.
The standard edition will come with a download featuring the Dead’s early music as a companion to the book. The limited hardcover deluxe edition will feature unreleased prints, autographs from the graphic novel’s creators, and early Dead music on vinyl.
Read Pitchfork’s features “The Grateful Dead: A Guide to Their Essential Live Songs” and “Grateful Dead Live On: Why the Legendary Band Still Matters.”