Hendrix: Electric Requiem

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Pub Date 30 Aug 2022 | Archive Date 31 Aug 2022

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A compelling trip in the mind and the life of the legendary guitarist. An exhilarating ride from the difficult beginnings in the South, plagued by racism, through global stardom and the excessive lifestyle of a rockstar. A rockstar who, even with all his experiences, never forgot where he came from. Penciled by bestselling artist Gianluca Maconi, this gripping tale of music, personal demons and thirst for glory is a must-have for any Jimi Hendrix fan.


A compelling trip in the mind and the life of the legendary guitarist. An exhilarating ride from the difficult beginnings in the South, plagued by racism, through global stardom and the excessive...


A Note From the Publisher

Gianluca Maconi was born in Pordenone in 1977. He graduated from the State Art Institute of this city in 1996 and later attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, where he graduated in sculpting in 2003. He is active in several artistic disciplines, including sculpting, decoration, animation and illustration.

DIVERSE STORY: tells the early, childhood story of Jimmy Hendrix, being brought up in the racial south.

HIGH INTEREST: Jimmy Hendrix is one of the most well-known musical artists of all time. A must-have for any Hendrix fan.

RESONANT THEMES: Coming of age. Racism. Excessive lifestyles.

VIBRANT ARTWORK: packed with stunning colors that evoke a sense of the time and space the story takes place in.

Gianluca Maconi was born in Pordenone in 1977. He graduated from the State Art Institute of this city in 1996 and later attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, where he graduated in sculpting in...


Advance Praise

"Better than any music biopic. The psychedelic life of Jimi Hendrix is finally immortalized in dazzling ink for an all-new graphic novel experience capturing his highs and lows. This is a must-read for anyone who considers themselves a fan of Jimi Hendrix, as well as any casual fan with a curiosity regarding his work."--screenrant.com

"One of the most complete Hendrix bios. With chapters named after his songs, it’s hard to get through without Jimi Hendrix playing in your head. 5 out of 5 stars"--seattlebookreview.com

"If you are a fan or someone who would like to know more, this is for you."---www.3millionyears.co.uk

"Goes beyond the scope of your typical biography, attempting to dissect and visually reference the poetry of Hendrix's lyrics, as well as his prodigious guitar talent. The artwork also makes the most of the source material, drawing on the rich, psychedelic imagery of the era." --https://www.guitarworld.com/


"Better than any music biopic. The psychedelic life of Jimi Hendrix is finally immortalized in dazzling ink for an all-new graphic novel experience capturing his highs and lows. This is a must-read...


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ISBN 9781950912650
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