Y: The Last Man #24

Y: The Last Man #24

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Pia Guerra Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: July 8, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Co-creator Pia Guerra returns for Part 1 of the 2-part "Tongues of Flame."  This brand-new storyline - and excellent jumping-on point for new readers - explores what's happened to organized religion in the unmanned world. The Last Man on Earth is desperately searching for a Catholic priest so he can make an important confession.  But if Yorick's not careful, he may end up needing Last Rites instead.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 14, 2004

    Pia Guerra returns to the book and since the guest-artists that was used maintained a nice visual continuity, her return is pretty seamless. This is by and large a tailing heads issue that is broken up by a killer flashback sequence, and it says a lot about the art that the scenes in the present day were able to hold their own when stacked against the sheer visceral thrill of the flashback, where we have a character telling her story of what happened when the plague hit. Still, the shot of the plane hitting the ground is a fantastic visual, though the scene where Yorick makes his move was also nicely done, as it's instantly clear he was the one who made the first move. Read Full Review

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