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Toxic Relationships in Sci-Fi: Zac Thompson on Lonely Receiver #1

Toxic Relationships in Sci-Fi: Zac Thompson on Lonely Receiver #1

Following the release of each issue of Aftershock's Lonely Receiver by writer Zac Thompson and artist Jen Hickman, Bleeding Cool will host conversations with Thompson about this sci-fi breakup story turned psychological horror This time, Zac Thompson talks about toxic relationships, the horror of breakups, and putting something personal out into the world.[caption id="attachment_1262981" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Lonely Receiver #1 Review: Tragedy Horror and Identity

Lonely Receiver #1 Review: Tragedy, Horror, and Identity

Lonely Receiver #1, Aftershock's latest series from writer Zac Thompson and artist Jen Hickman, is a break-up turned into a sci-fi horror story Both creators have produced engaging and original creator-owned comics in the past, with Thompson's creeping, thoughtful body horror Come into Me from Black Mask Studios, and Hickman's beautifully drawn Moth & Whisper What kind of beauty, or[...]

The Horror of Break-ups: Writer Zac Thompson Talks Lonely Receiver

The Horror of Break-ups: Writer Zac Thompson Talks Lonely Receiver

Breaking up is hard to do. Zac Thompson has joined with artist Jen Hickman to turn the crushing horror of heartbreak into a horror a bit more literal with Lonely Receiver, their new creator-owned series coming from Aftershock Comics Zac has been a writer to watch, with some of the most compelling (and brilliantly strange) independent comics[...]

Miles To Go for a Lonely Receiver AfterShock September 2020 Solicits

Miles To Go for a Lonely Receiver, AfterShock September 2020 Solicits

AfterShock Comics are launching two comic books in September, Lonely Receiver by Zac Thompson and Jen Hickman, and Miles To Go by B Clay Moore and Stephen Molnar. And a whole bunch of other comic books as well.. here are the full solicitations for September 2020.LONELY RECEIVER #1 JUL200989 (W) Zac Thompson (A/CA) Jen Hickman Catrin Vander, a lonely video[...]

Disaster Inc. #1 Review: Places Humans Are Not Meant To Be

Disaster Inc. #1 Review: Places Humans Are Not Meant To Be

#1 published by AfterShock Comics with a creative team of Joe Harris, Sebastian Piriz, and Carlos M Mangual.[/caption] Toss in some an entitled shipping heir, his insecure model girlfriend, a would-be ecological agitator, a tagalong, and a surprise wild card, and you're on your way past the exclusion zone and closer to ground zero than anyone[...]

Separated At Birth: Maniac Of New York and Maniac

Separated At Birth: Maniac Of New York and Maniac

Elliott Kalan, writer of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and Mystery Science Theater 3000, and Hellblazer artist Andrea Mutti will be launching a new comic book, Maniac From New York, from AfterShock Comics in February next year But a few people saw some similarities with another Maniac, This is the cover to Maniac In[...]




John Layman is The Man Who F#%&#038ed Up Time From AfterShock Comics in February

John Layman is The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time, From AfterShock Comics in February

The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time launches in February, from John Layman, Karl Mostert and Dee Cunniffe. Here's the solicitation: THE MAN WHO F#%&ED UP TIME #1 Writer: John Layman Artist: Karl Mostert Colorist: Dee Cunniffe Letterer: John Layman Cover: Karl Mostert w/ Dee Cunniffe 1:15 Incentive Cover: Larry Stroman Sean Bennett is just your […]

How Fast Do Publishers Pay in 2019 &#8211 AfterShock Comics

How Fast Do Publishers Pay in 2019 – AfterShock Comics?

But we begin with AfterShock Comics.Launched in 2015, AfterShock is described as a “hybrid comic book company combining the creative edge of an independent comic book publisher with the strengths and experience of a traditional powerhouse.” AfterShock was co-founded by Joe Pruett, editor of the anthology Negative Burn,  Mike Marts, former X-Men executive editor and[...]





Ted Anderson and Nuno Plati Kill All Adults in New AfterShock Comic Orphan Age

Ted Anderson and Nuno Plati Kill All Adults in New AfterShock Comic Orphan Age

AfterShock Comics has announced a new series from Ted Anderson, Nuno Plati, and Marshall Dillon in which all of the adults in the world die suddenly, forcing children to rebuild society without their help Basically, a post-millennial power fantasy The solicit follows: ORPHAN AGE #1 / $3.99 / 32 pages / Full Color / ON SALE[...]


AfterShock Warns Readers That Their Comics Are Dangerous

AfterShock Warns Readers That Their Comics Are Dangerous

In a public service announcement published by The Hollywood Reporter, AfterShock Comics warned readers of the dangers of reading their comic books in 2019 According to promotional materials from the publisher, reading AfterShock Comics could result in serious injury, including but not limited to "blowing readers' minds" when AfterShock comic books "cut across all genres."[...]


God Country to Be a Movie as Donny Cates Ascends to Global Superstar Status

God Country to Be a Movie as Donny Cates Ascends to Global Superstar Status

If you thought hot shot comic book writer Donny Cates was confident before, wait until you see him after he's scored a big-time Hollywood movie deal! Even worse, wait until you see Rich Johnston step up his game of writing Cates gooey love letters disguised as Bleeding Cool articles!That's right, Donny Cates is about to transcend comics[...]