Geeks & Greeks is Good Will Hunting meets Animal House in graphic novel format. In this high-tech battle royale two of MIT's smartest students square off in an escalating war of pranks and egos. Jim Walden is an underachieving freshman with a knack for mischief and a secret that could end his career before it begins. Luke Bardolf is a gruff alpha-nerd senior on a mission to pull the ultimate prank and maintain dominance over his fraternity. When their rivalry comes to a head, it will take all of Jim's creativity and resourcefulness to save his scholarship, his friendships, his girlfriend, and his dream of becoming an astronaut.
Geeks & Greeks was written by humorist Steve Altes and is based on MIT's world-famous hacking culture and real-life hazing incidents Altes witnessed as an MIT student.
"A remarkably entertaining story with incredible illustrations... it's fantastic!"
"Based on real-life events from Altes' campus experience, including the well-known hacker culture prevalent at MIT, and the volatile nature of many fraternities, this graphic novel sets out to entertain while also showing what the modern nerd is really like."
"The artwork is consistently pleasing throughout the novel, and does a great job at bringing many unbelievable events to life. In this way, the novel is certainly a compelling read, filled with jokes that will please anyone with nerdier sensibilities and stories that are sure to inspire young readers to apply to the Institute."
"The story embodies everything I love about nerds – their brilliance, creativity, irreverence, and endearing quirkiness."