Y: The Last Man (2002) - TPB vol. 01
"Unmanned" (5th Printing)
Vertigo (DC Comics)
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Brian K. Vaughan
Jose Marzan Jr.
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Cover Date: January 2 2003
Cover Price: US $12.99
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Format: Color; Trade Paperback; 128 pages
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Y: The Last Man (2002) TPB vol. 01 - Unmanned
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A mysterious plague has killed every man on earth except Yorick Brown, who was somehow spared. That is the provocative premise of the comics series whose first five issues make up this book. The sole Y-chromosomed survivor is an amiable, headstrong young man, the son of a U.S. congresswoman and, as it happens, an amateur escape artist. He spends most of the story on the run from a tribe of self-styled Amazons bent on eliminating the last vestige of patriarchy. He is also trying, with a bioengineer who may be responsible for the worldwide "gendercide," to figure out why he survived; hoping to reach his girlfriend in Australia; and, of course, contemplating the repopulation of the planet. Rather pedestrian artwork doesn't do much to liven the story, though its straightforwardness imparts deadpan believability to such ramifications as the female secretary of agriculture ascending to the presidency. Fast-paced anyway, the yarn introduces a large number of intriguing characters and plotlines as it lays the groundwork for what promises to be a compelling series.
Collecting issues 1-5.
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