Bill Hicks’ Day

Published On February 26, 2010 | By Joe Gordon | Comics

Today is the anniversary of the death of the late, great Bill Hicks, one of the best stand-ups/ranters to ever grace the stage and a major influence on one Jesse Custer in Ennis and Dillon’s brilliant Preacher. With a new documentary on Bill coming up a good its a good time to look back at his comics appearance and have yourself an inventive little comedic rant about morality and world events in his honour today. Go on, you’ll feel better for it. Then go read some Preacher too:

Preacher Bill Hicks Garth Ennis Steve Dillon

(A dying Bill Hicks on his final tour, saying whatever he damned well pleased and sobering up Jesse Custer’s worldview at the same time in Preacher by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, published DC)

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Joe Gordon
Joe Gordon is ForbiddenPlanet.co.uk's chief blogger, which he set up in 2005. Previously, he was professional bookseller for over 12 years as well as a lifelong reader and reviewer, especially of comics and science fiction works.

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