By Jeff Jensen
Updated February 08, 2006 at 05:00 AM EST

(DC/Vertigo, $2.99)

Fancy-Pants Writer
Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff (Coercion) proves a nimble yarn-spinner with this dystopian serial.

Plot Maneuver
A student explores the subconscious through hallucinatory sex. Juxtaposing Old Testament stories with Jake’s evolving enlightenment, Rushkoff reveals how biblical lore reverberates over time. We think.

Good Enough to Quit His Day Job?
Almost. Rushkoff’s Sunday-school lessons are fresher than his Big Brother paranoia. But hey: hallucinatory sex!