Review: Y: THE LAST MAN

Amazing. Just absolutely goddamn awesome. One of the best books I’ve ever read. I can’t sing enough praises of this book. The premise: in 2002, all male mammals die except a young man named Yorick and his pet monkey named ampersand. (Yes, this ‘&’ ampersand.) They, along with two women, travel all over the country and the world through some harrowing adventures, tough spots and down right silly moments in order to figure out the the mystery behind the gendercide and why Yorick and Ampersand survived. Their lives and dialouge are full of pop culture and classic literature references alike. A truly smart tale with a subtle sarcastic humour and social commentary. The story delivers some serious long term payoff. Series ends at #60. Must Read! -sb

Published by Vertigo (DC).

See Also: Ex Machina, Runaways, Pride of Baghdad.

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