Martin Howard has spent over 15 years in the marketing field with over 10 of them in advertising agencies. While witnessing the decline of the traditional advertising agency, he became interested in emerging forms of communication and stumbled upon the writings of Marshall McLuhan and others, who charted the profound but underestimated impact of electronic media. Now a strong advocate for media literacy, his interest is in making these theories accessible to average consumers and students. He lives in Brisbane, Australia.
Douglas Rushkoff is the author of 9 non-fiction books and 2 novels, as well as numerous television shows. His work has been translated into 20 languages. He appears on CBS Sunday Morning, NPR's All Things Considered, and in Time, The New York Times, and periodicals around the world. He also made the PBS Frontline documentary The Merchants of Cool. This is his first graphic novel.