Grateful Dead Origins will be written by Chris Miskiewicz and illustrated by Noah Van Sciver. The graphic novel will be available in a standard as well as limited edition deluxe edition. The standard edition will be a softcover that includes an exclusive download of Grateful Dead music from the early years. MSRP was not announced.
The graphic novel will take an in depth and personal look at the formation of the band, examining the early dates of Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Pigpen, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, as they transformed from a bar band called the Warlocks to creating their own sound.