Y: The Last Man #12

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Pia Guerra Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: June 18, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 5
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"One Small Step," Part 2 of 5.  A mysterious young Russian woman leads Yorick Brown and his companions to a Kansas farm that may be more than meets the eye.  Meanwhile, Yorick's Israeli pursuers finally find their prey, and, 220 miles above Earth, violence breaks out onboard the International Space Station.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 3, 2003

    A rather low key issue that is hurt by the simple fact that very little actually happens, and as such I was left with the sense that the book is simply cooling its heels. Now there's some enjoyable dialogue exchanges, and the subplot involving the military unit tracking Yorick looks to have just about reached the stage where it'll move into the foreground. I also have to say that this issue does some nice work making Natalya into a likeable character, who I'm eager to learn more about, as her brief little exchange involving the discovery of the bodies does seem to suggest that she hasn't quite come to grips with the enormity of the tragedy. In fact I fully expect this mission is about the only thing that has kept her going, and that when it's accomplished we'll start to see more cracks in her armor. The scene up on the shuttle is also nicely done, as we see the two men are taking out their fears on each other, which in turn plays up the idea that they are heading into a situation where Read Full Review

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