Y: The Last Man

I am currently beginning to read a Vertigo Graphic Series called Y: The Last Man. Y: The Last Man is a dystopian science fiction comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, first published in 2002. The series is about the only man, Yorick Brown, to survive the apparent simultaneous death of every male mammal (barring Yorick’s pet monkey, Ampersand) on Earth. The series is the winner of five Eisner Awards.

According to io9.com, “The film adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s chromosomal apocalypse comic book Y: The Last Man has lingered in development hell for years.” However, despite the official being in limbo that didn’t dissuade filmmaker Christian Cardona from adapting and condensing the series into a short film.

Y: The Last Man-In-A-Nutshell

A mysterious plague has wiped out all men on the planet, and women are left to pick up the pieces of society. The only surviving man is Yorick, an amateur escape artist who is the key to the continual survival of the human race. Special Agent 355 is tasked to protect his life at all costs.

Source: io9.com


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