Slideshow: Comedians Caught Mid-Shtick

In photographer Matt Hoyle's new book, Comic Genius, he presents portraits of comedy legends (Tina Fey, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy) snapped in medias joke. Click through the gallery ahead for a preview—including Tracy Morgan's body-paint tuxedo, the return of Jerry Stiller's manssiere, and more. 

*This article originally appeared in the October 7, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.