Celebrate Freddie Mercury in the next iteration of Steve Wide’s Icons A to Z series. Follow Freddie, born Farrokh Bulsara, as he harnesses hyperdontia to develop an unparalleled vocal range. See Smile, Freddie’s first complete band, graduate to become the global phenomenon Queen. Dissect lyrical oddities like “radio gaga” and “Scaramouch,” and revel in the glorious chevron moustache Freddie grew in 1980… All these stories are told through the stunning comic stylings of Paul Borchers.
Ripples of Freddie’s legacy are still felt in music recorded today. He was a juggernaut of technical and conceptual innovation who left the world far before his time. This illustrated book pays honours the impact Freddie left on pop culture and in all our hearts.
Written by Steve Wide. Illustrated by Paul Borchers. Published by Smith Street Books.