Exclusive AfterShock Preview: LONELY RECEIVER #2 – How Use Of Color Changes Perception

LONELY RECEIVER #2 hits your local comic book shop on October 7, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page preview for our readers. Notice how the bright pink narration boxes separate you from the panel. It gives you an out of body experience which connects you with the main character, Catrin.

The book is written by Zac Thompson, with art and color by Jen Hickman, and you will read Simon Bowland’s letter work. Leila Leiz worked on the incentive cover.

ACatrin Vander, a lonely video producer, buys an Artificial Intelligence partner that’s meant to bond for life. After ten years together, her holographic wife suddenly disconnects without warning. The breakup drives Catrin to the point of near insanity. She’s alone for the first time in years and reeling from a loss she can’t comprehend.


Set in the near future, drenched in pastels and sunshine, LONELY RECEIVER is a horror/breakup story in five parts.

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Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.