Hacktivist HC (2014-2016 Boom Studios) comic books 2014-2016
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Hacktivist (2014) #1-4. Written by Alyssa Milano. Art by Marcus To and Ian Herring. Cover by Marcus To. WHY WE LOVE IT: Alyssa Milano is a successful actress, producer, entrepreneur, and activist, so we weren't really surprised when she also brought us an amazing comic book idea. Alyssa's love of activism and the world of emerging technology only added to our love of the project. WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: A story about friendship and freedom in a time of war, stunningly illustrated by fan-favorite artist Marcus To (Cyborg 009, New Warriors, Red Robin) and Eisner Award-nominated colorist Ian Herring (Jim Henson's Tale of Sand, Cyborg 009, Ms. Marvel). WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are the young, brilliant cofounders of YourLife, a social networking company that has changed the way the world connects with each other. But they are also "sve_Urs3lf," the largest black-hat hacking group on the planet. When their operation is discovered by the U.S. Government, and their company is taken over by military contracts and the CIA, Ed and Nate must face the real world beyond the code and choose between friendship and what they believe to be right. Hardcover, 112 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Hacktivist (2015 Boom) Volume 2 #1-6. Written by Alyssa Milano, Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing. Art and cover by Marcus To. Nate Graft and Edward Hiccox were the young, brilliant co-founders of the social networking company YourLife while secretly running .sve_urs3lf, a hacker collective enabling revolutions around the globe. It's been six months since Ed was killed by a drone on national television while fighting for freedom. It's been six months since Nate lost his company, his best friend, and his mission. Now in charge of the government organization VIGIL, the front line of America's ongoing cyber operations, Nate has started to pick up the pieces of his life when the government comes under attack from a new breed of hacker... working under the name .sve_urs3lf. Hardcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.