Y: The Last Man #36

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Pia Guerra Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: August 10, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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Series co-creator Pia Guerra returns for a special stand-alone issue that finally reveals the whole story behind Yorick Brown's long-lost true love, Beth Deville. As Yorick risks his life to travel halfway around the world in search of this alluring young woman, Beth must survive her own trial by fire.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 11, 2005

    Pia Guerra returns to the book and turns in a very impressive reminder of what she brings to the book, as this issue is a very solid showcase of how to sell the key emotions of a scene by simply using a character's facial expressions. I mean there's a lovely little moment in this scene where we see Yorick is trying to act like he knows what it feels like to be dumped, and there's a great little moment where we see Yorick's stupid fanboy reaction to Beth's Halloween costume. There's also an impressive transition where we see a winter time scene fades into the Australian outback, and I also rather enjoyed how the more fantastic elements of the book intruded upon the story, though I guess a large part of the credit for this later element goes to Zylonol which adopts the old fashioned coloring style. There's also a couple nice nightmarish images in this issue from the attention grabbing panel of Yorick's death, to the stunning cover image that does an amazing job of playing up the idea tha Read Full Review

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