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Author Piskor, Ed.

Title Wizzywig / by Ed Piskor.

Imprint Marietta, GA : Top Shelf Productions, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Graphic Novels    PISKOR,E    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Graphic Novels    PISKOR,E    Available
Description 286 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary "They say What You See Is What You Get-- but Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle could always see more than most people. In the world of phone phreaks, hackers, and scammers, he's a legend. His exploits are hotly debated: could he really get free long-distance calls by whistling into a pay phone? Did his video-game piracy scheme accidentally trigger the first computer virus? And did he really dodge the FBI by using their own wiretapping software against them? Is he even a real person? And if he's ever caught, what would happen to a geek like him in federal prison? Inspired by the incredible stories of real-life hackers, WIZZYWIG is the thrilling tale of a master manipulator-- his journey from precocious child scammer to federally wanted fugitive, and beyond. In a world transformed by social networks, data leaks, and digital uprisings, Ed Piskor's debut graphic novel reminds us how much power can rest in the hands of an audacious kid with a keyboard" -- from publisher's web site.
Subject Computer hackers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Long distance telephone service -- Corrupt practices -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels
Note Subtitle on cover: Portrait of a serial hacker
ISBN 9781603090971

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