Not to be confused with Killer Is Dead, the video game.
Killer is Dead, sometimes stylized as killer is dead, is a novel written by SUDA51 taking place in the world of killer7, several years before the events of the game. It was originally published in DENGEKI PlayStation2 magazine, before many years later being published online in Suda Fables. It stars a bat-wielding killer named Shigeki Birkin, who receives a threatening letter from Curtis Blackburn. Dan Smith, Pedro Montana and a young Christopher Mills also make appearances, among other new characters such as Samayoru and Mario Castiglioni. The story has never been translated into English. It also remains incomplete as a novel at this time, ending on "To be continued", however, it continues with Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes.