Well known for his longtime leadership from the Fantagraphics Books comics publishing home, Thompson also frequently contributed to Fantagraphics’ magazines Amazing Heroes as well as the Comics Journal. His desire for comic books started in his early years, where he frequently published letters that made an appearance in the audience distribution columns of Captain America, Iron Guy, and additional American comic books. In 1996, his focus on the comic books Palestine, No No, as well as the Acme Novelty Library gained him a Will Eisner Comic Market Honor nomination. In 2001, he was the receiver of an Inkpot Honor. He was created in Copenhagen, Denmark, and he resided in holland and Western Germany before relocating to america in the past due 1970s. When he passed away in his fifties of lung malignancy, he left out a wife called Lynn Emmert. During his child years years, Thompson was influenced by the task of Belgian comic publication designer Andre Franquin.