Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before: Preview Dying Is Easy #1 From Hill, Simmonds And IDW

by Olly MacNamee

Joe Hill’s newest comic, Dying is Easy #1 debuts tomorrow, Wednesday 11th December,  from IDW with Martin Simmonds on art, and from this preview it’s certainly a book worth hunting out on your next visit to your comic book store. The worst crime a comedian can be accused of is stealing jokes, and yet that’s exactly what Carl Dixon does. He’s like Dennis Leary, but with a price on his head. Seems comedy is a dangerous business and dying on stage is the least of your problems if you’re a well-known plagarist. Check out our preview of this all new series here and now:

The debut of an all-new creation by Joe Hill (Locke & Key) and Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead)! Meet Syd “Sh*t-Talk” Homes, a disgraced ex-cop turned bitter stand-up comic turned… possible felon?!
In part 1 of Dying is Easy, Carl Dixon is on the verge of comedy superstardom and he got there the dirty way: by stealing jokes. He’s got a killer act, an ugly past, and more enemies than punch-lines. So when someone asks Syd Homes how much it would cost to have Dixon killed, Syd isn’t surprised in the slightest. He’s already got a figure in mind…

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