'Weird Al' Yankovic Is Finally Getting the Graphic Novel He's Always Dreamed Of

5/26/2022 12:10:00 AM

The Illustrated Al will find 20 cartoonists and artists visually interpreting over 20 songs by pop’s premiere parody-maker

'Weird Al' Yankovic

Over 20 artists are coming together to visually reinterpret some of the biggest songs by 'Weird Al' Yankovic for a new graphic novel.

The Illustrated Al will find 20 cartoonists and artists visually interpreting over 20 songs by pop’s premiere parody-maker

Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP“Weird Al” Yankovic’s songs will get the artistic adaptation they’ve always deserved in a new book,The Illustrated Al, set to arrive in late November via Z2 Comics.The book will feature an array of celebrated artists and cartoonists visually interpreting more than 20 of Yankovic’s classic parody tracks. The book’s cover art was handled by Drew Friedman, while the foreword was penned by stand-up comic Emo Philips.

 “It’s such an incredible honor to see my song lyrics brought to life by some of my all-time favorite cartoonists and illustrators,” Yankovic said in a statement. “I’ve actually been playing the long game — the only reason I spent four decades in the music business is so that one day I could have my very own graphic novel.”

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“I’ve actually been playing the long game — the only reason I spent four decades in the music business is so that one day I could have my very own graphic novel. Read MoreAll three finalists had performed an original song, as well as a cover of a Bruce Springsteen song..” A career-spanning visual feast of over 20 classic “Weird Al” Yankovic songs interpreted by some of our top illustrators and cartoonists. Pre-order your Standard or Deluxe Editions now at ."Along with a number of celebrity performances,"Idol" winner Carrie Underwood was scheduled to perform but was exposed to Covid, Seacrest said at the start of the show.