Zac Thompson Archives

I Breathed A Body - And Topped Advance Reorders - 31st December 2020
I Breathed A Body #1 by Zac Thompson and Andy MacDonald from AfterShock Comics topped the advance reorders list this week. A science fiction horror series about social media, big tech, and influencer culture, they describe it as "The Social Network meets Hellraiser When the world's biggest influencer posts something irredeemably horrific online, the world changes[...]
Durant and Heatmor Have Switched Regions in Pokémon GO
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 heartbreak, drugs, and murder. Lonely Receiver #3 cover close-up Credit: Aftershock Comics Theo Dwyer: In this issue, I[...]
Frank at Home #1 Review:
It continues the current arc written by Zac Thompson, illustrated by Hayden Sherman, colored Roman Titov, and lettered by Ed Dukeshire BOOM! Studios' Buffy titles have had varying success with reimagining the original Buffy universe, so let's see how this new take on Oz plays out. Angel & Spike #15 cover[...]
Is The "No Match for Magmar" Ticket Worth Buying In Pokémon GO?
Lonely Receiver from writer Zac Thompson, artist Jen Hickman, and letterer Simon Bowland turns a breakup into a horror story The first two issues were stellar reads, so let's see if the creative team can keep that same energy in the third. Lonely Receiver #3 cover Credit: Aftershock As Catrin begins to become unhinged, Jen Hickman's art truly shines[...]
Halloween 2020 Event Details Released in Pokémon GO
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 his vision of the future and his take on spicy chicken sandwiches. A panel from Lonely Receiver[...]
Lonely Receiver #2 Review:
Questions haunt Catrin: I gave my ex a piece of me; what is she doing with it? How can I look at myself with anything other than shame when my entire being, emotionally and sexually, and even financially, is tied to another? Am I a bad person? Writer Zac Thompson leaves no shame unexplored as he[...]
Lonely Receiver #2 Review:
Angel & Spike from BOOM! Studios gets a new writer with Lovely Receiver's Zac Thompson How does this new team handle the reboot of Buffy's sister series? Angel & Spike #14 cover Credit: BOOM! Studios Zac Thompson's social media spoiled the surprise a little Nothing narrative… but rather the "is it going to be good?" of it all[...]
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. Toxic Relationships in Sci-Fi:[...]
Review: Lonely Receiver #1
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[...]
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[...]
Zac Thompson and Hayden Sherman on Angel & Spike?
You can check it yourself. ANGEL & SPIKE #14 CVR A MAIN W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Gleb Melnikov (CA) Dan Panosian Detective Kate Lockley is getting pulled further into Angel's supernatural world, but may have a connection to his violent past that neither of ever expected! Meanwhile, Fred taps into a dangerous new magic…and that may just[...]
Yondu Gets His Own Series by Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler, John McCrea
Original Guardian of the Galaxy Yondu will star in his own eponymous solo series from Marvel Comics this Fall, from the creative team of Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, and John McCrea Marvel announced the news via chicken product promotional website ComicBook.com, also giving the site's hungry readers some nuggets of information in the form of[...]
Zac Thompson Answers All Your Age of X-Man Questions
With final order cutoff approaching for Age of X-Man Alpha, the one-shot that will kick off the X-Men's latest alternate universe adventure, writer Zac Thompson took to Twitter to post a FAQ about the book, simultaneously providing us with excellent fodder for a clickbait article. Check it out: So we've been getting a lot of questions about[...]