Y: The Last Man #59

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Pia Guerra Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 7, 2007 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
8.5Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

In the penultimate issue of the series concluding the "Whys and Wherefores" story arc, the last man faces his final test. This issue also features a free Sneak Peek at NORTHLANDERS, the new monthly series from writer Brian Wood and artist Davide Gianfelice.

  • 9.1
    IGN - Dan Phillips Nov 7, 2007

    What a wonderful penultimate issue to this series. It's going to be tough to say goodbye in two months. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Kevin Nov 7, 2007

    This issue goes a long way in terms of resolving many of the lingering plot threads that have run through the series. The final showdown with Alter and the Israelis finally happens. If you're expecting a giant battle scene, you obviously haven't been reading this series for long. The conclusion is much more subtle and nuanced – tying together a number of small cues from throughout the series that only make complete sense now in hindsight. Taking care of this story thread leaves a lot of room for Vaughan to flex his creative muscle in the 60th and final issue. I trust he'll make good use of it. Add in some more of Pia Guerra's consistently strong understated art, and you have no reason not to buy this issue. Unless you haven't read the previous 58, then you're excused until you have the time to catch up through trades… Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Nov 15, 2007

    Im going to desperately miss this series after its gone, especially since Ill only be able to get my Vaughan fix in the pages of Ex Machina (which is very good, but not in the same class). I only hope that issue #60 concludes the series with the same grace that has preceded it, giving the strongest written characters in comics a fine send-off. Read Full Review

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