Y: The Last Man, from creator Brian K. Vaughan, completed its run a couple years ago to much critical acclaim. The bottom line is, when a plague of unknown origin instantly kills every mammal with a Y chromosome, unemployed and unmotivated slacker Yorick Brown suddenly discovers that he is the only male left in a world inhabited solely by women! It’s been one of the most popular series in DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint and it is this week’s Trade Paperback Spotlight.
Y: THE LAST MAN VOL. 1: UNMANNED TP
Accompanied by his mischievous monkey and the mysterious Agent 355, Yorick embarks on a transcontinental journey to find his girlfriend and discover why he is the last man on Earth. But with a gang of feminist extremists and the leader of the Israel Defense Forces hunting him, Yorick’s future, as well as that of the human race, may be short-lived. Collects Y: The Last Man #1-5.