Y: The Last Man #16

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Paul Chadwick Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 5, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 4
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Part 1 of the 2-part "Comedy & Tragedy," featuring guest artists Paul Chadwick (Concrete) and José Marzan, Jr. (THE FLASH). What might art and entertainment be like in a world without men? The female performers of the Fish & Bicycle Traveling Theater Company are here to show you. But what the hell does this have to do with the last man on Earth? A monkey with a knife wound may hold the answer..

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 14, 2003

    A pretty entertaining diversion that becomes a fair sight more engaging when an element from Yorick's world enters the book, as one can't help but be curious about what happened to drive this character out of Yorick's group, and the fairly serious injury that the character received is certainly enough to raise the eyebrows. However, the main plot element that drives this issue is the group of women who are working as a theater troupe, as we get a fairly interesting look at these women who have found a role to play in this new world, and in a fairly interesting twist we see that these women are probably better off after the tragedy as they've been given a real role to play in this new world, and the leader of this group is driven by a fairly solid survival instinct, while at the same time she is bound and determined to pull off her miracle without the intervention of men. Now I can't deny that I found the material in the latter half far more engaging, but I've had 15 previous issues to Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - John McGuire Nov 8, 2003

    So it is time to catch our breath, but also a time to realize that the world doesnt quite revolve around Yorick (at least not quite yet). That life goes on in some form or fashion for all the survivors. Read Full Review

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