Douglas Rushkoff is an author, teacher, and documentarian who focuses on the ways people, cultures, and institutions create, share, and influence each other's values. He sees "media" as the landscape where this interaction takes place and "literacy" as the ability to participate consciously in it. His ten best-selling books on new media and popular culture have been translated to over thirty languages. They include Cyberia, Media Virus, Playing the Future, Nothing Sacred: The Truth about Judaism, and Coercion, winner of the Marshall Mcluhan Award for best media book. Rushkoff also wrote the graphic novel, Club Zero-G.
A.D.D.: ADOLESCENT DEMO DIVISION
The original graphic novel, now in trade paperback! Raised from birth to appear on reality TV, the Adolescent Demo Division have special abilities that make them the envy of the world – and a concern to their keepers. But the search for their birth families leads to a harrowing discovery.
TESTAMENT VOL. 4
Collecting issues #17-22 of Douglas Rushkoff's acclaimed series! In this final TESTAMENT volume, Jake, now the leader of the temple, prepares the resistance to escape the bondage of Pierre Fallow.
TESTAMENT VOL. 2: WEST OF EDEN
Novelist Douglas Rushkoff's saga of Biblical stories occurring in the present day continues in this volume collecting issues #6-10 of the acclaimed ongoing series. A decade ago, in an echo of Genesis, young Alan Stern may have created life — inside his laptop. Now, he's about to discover the terrible consequences of playing God.
In the final issue of TESTAMENT, human beings, led by Jake and his father, rise to the level of their gods, exploiting the creative power of the nanos within them. But there's only room for one set of gods in this universe, and the Bible's deities will not go down without a fight. Finally, as a new reality emerges, a child waiting to be born, holds the key to humanity's next great story.
The Adolescent Demo Division are the world's luckiest teen gamers. Raised from birth to test media, appear on reality TV and enjoy the fruits of corporate culture, the squad develop special abilities that make them the envy of the world – and a grave concern to their keepers.One by one, they "graduate" to new levels that are not what they seem. But their heightened abilities can only take them so far as the ultimate search for their birth families leads to an inconceivably harrowing discovery.
TESTAMENT VOL. 3: BABEL
Collecting issues #11-16 of the acclaimed series written by author Douglas Rushkoff! In this volume, the old gods must find a way to stop humans throughout time from penetrating the timeless realm of the deities.
TESTAMENT VOL. 1: AKEDAH
From the imagination of best-selling author Douglas Rushkoff, one of the most iconoclastic and acclaimed minds of our era, comes a graphic novel series that exposes the "real" Bible as it was actually written, and reveals how its mythic tales are repeated today. Grad student Jake Stern leads an underground band of renegades that uses any means necessary to combat the frightening threats to freedom that permeate the world. They employ technology, alchemy, media hacking and mysticism to fight a modern threat that has its roots in ancient stories destined to recur in the modern age.
"Exodus," Part 3. When Gods refuse to die, it's the job of humankind to kill them. If Alan Stern and his son Jake want to rescue the world from Pierre Fallow's insidious nanos, they must turn the technology into a plague that destroys faith in the false idols of our modern age.