Zac Thompson


I Breathed A Body &#8211 And Topped Advance Reorders &#8211 31st December 2020

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[...]

Bloody Heartbreak: Zac Thompson Talks Lonely Receiver #3

Bloody Heartbreak: Zac Thompson Talks Lonely Receiver #3

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.[caption id="attachment_1304826" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lonely Receiver #3 cover close-up Credit: Aftershock Comics[/caption]Theo Dwyer:[...]

Angel &#038 Spike #15 Review: A Very Verbose Oz Joins the Crew

Angel & Spike #15 Review: A Very Verbose Oz Joins the Crew

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.[caption id="attachment_1304750" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Angel & Spike #15 cover[...]

Lonely Receiver #3 Review: Jen Hickman Shines As Catrin Descends

Lonely Receiver #3 Review: Jen Hickman Shines As Catrin Descends

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.[caption id="attachment_1297230" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lonely Receiver #3 cover Credit: Aftershock[/caption]As Catrin begins to become unhinged, Jen Hickman's[...]

Zac Thompson Speaks on His Vision of the Future in Lonely Receiver #2

Zac Thompson Speaks on His Vision of the Future in Lonely Receiver #2

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.[caption id="attachment_1282850" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A[...]

Lonely Receiver #2 Review: A Week of Spiraling Shame

Lonely Receiver #2 Review: A Week of Spiraling Shame

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[...]

Angel &#038 Spike #14 Review: Zac Thompson Arrives

Angel & Spike #14 Review: Zac Thompson Arrives

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?[caption id="attachment_1276699" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Angel & Spike #14 cover Credit: BOOM! Studios[/caption]Zac Thompson's social media spoiled the surprise a little Nothing narrative.. but rather the "is it going to be good?" of[...]

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[...]

Zac Thompson and Hayden Sherman on Angel &#038 Spike

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 Marvel Comics Series Says Chicken Website

Yondu Gets His Own Marvel Comics Series, Says Chicken Website

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

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:https://twitter.com/ZacBeThompson/status/1080546032214134789It's unclear whether this is the same FAQ Thompson[...]

NYCC Shocker: Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler Are Going to Ruin Apocalypse

NYCC Shocker: Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler Are Going to Ruin Apocalypse

At the New York Comic Con X-Men panel Sunday, the rising star writing duo of Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler had a bold proclamation for X-men fans: they're going to ruin Apocalypse.The pair are writing an Apocalypse backup story in this month's X-Men Black one-shots, which started in last week's bestselling X-Men Black: Magneto[...]


Relay #2 Review: Compelling Sci-Fi at Any Level

Relay #2 Review: Compelling Sci-Fi, at Any Level

Zac Thompson, Andy Clark and José Villarrubia's second issue of Relay is showing that this series is a strong shout to join the top picks there.[rwp_box_recap id="0"]The Relay storyline as a whole currently appears to revolve around Jad Carter's journey; the publisher bumf would appear to confirm that too Jad's goal (at least initially) is[...]

Her Infernal Descent #4 Review: Another Emotionally Powerful Issue

Her Infernal Descent #4 Review: Another Emotionally Powerful Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Lynn is wondering a vast white void with no idea where to go or where she even is. Eventually, she finds a hotel under construction by angels. They are renovating this portion of Hell to expand Heaven. After she finally escapes this place, she is plunged into a realm of violence and pain […]