Biography

Ed Piskor

Ed Piskor has been cartooning professionally in print form since 2005, starting off drawing American Splendor comics written by Harvey Pekar. The duo continued working together on two graphic novels, Macedonia, and The Beats. Ed began self publishing WIZZYWIG after developing a huge interest in the history of Hacking and Phone Phreaking. 3 volumes, making up 3/4 of the full story, have been published to date.

Recently Ed has designed the characters for the new Adult Swim series, MONGO WRESTLING ALLIANCE.

Ed Piskor

Books by Ed Piskor

by Ed Piskor - Graphic Novel

Ed Piskor’s acclaimed graphic novel series continues! Book 3 highlights Run DMC’s rise to fame and introduces unassailable acts like Whodini, The Fat Boys, Slick Rick, and Doug E Fresh. The Beastie Boys become a rap group. Rick Rubin meets Russell Simmons to form Def Jam. The famous TV pilot to the dance show Graffiti Rock and the documentaries Style Wars and Breakin’ and Enterin’ are all highlighted in this comprehensive volume spanning 1983-1984. Ed Piskor continues to deliver the goods in this comprehensive history of hip hop. Full-color illustrations throughout

by Ed Piskor - African American Interest, Comic Books, Graphic Novel, Music, Nonfiction, Popular Culture

The lore of the early days of hip hop has become the stuff of myth, so what better way to document this fascinating, epic true story than in another great American mythological medium — the comic book? An explosively entertaining, encyclopedic history of the formative years of the music genre that changed global culture.

by Ed Piskor - Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Mystery

Inspired by the incredible stories of real-life hackers, Wizzygig 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 and data leaks, Ed Piskor's debut graphic novel reminds us how much power can rest in the hands of an audacious kid with a keyboard.