"When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book...So every dream that I¡¯ve dreamed has come true a hundred times" -Elvis
This Free Comic Book Day Preview of the Graphic Elvis collector¡¯s book, features selected stories and excerpts from the deluxe hardcover edition of the book. "Graphic Elvis" is an illustrated homage to Elvis¡¯ lifelong appreciation of comic books, commemorating the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley¡¯s death in 2012. In the same way comic books inspired Elvis, this book allowed today¡¯s premiere comic book creators to find inspiration from Elvis¡¯ treasured archives at Graceland, creating a unique visual experience for his millions of fans. Acclaimed graphic novel artists recruited from around the world portray the King of Rock 'n¡¯ Roll in unprecedented visual styles. Beyond the original illustrations, the book features numerous hand-written notes and musings, rarely seen by the public and written in the margins of various books owned by Elvis. A whole new way to experience the greatest rockstar the world has ever known.