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Y: The Last Man, Vol. 6: Girl on Girl (Y: The Last Man #6)

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More than two years after the unexplained plague killed every other male mammal on the planet, the two exceptions - aspiring escape artist Yorick Brown and his pet monkey Ampersand - have traveled across the remains of the U.S. with biochemist Dr. Allison Mann and goverment operative Agent 355 to Dr. Mann's lab in San Francisco, where she managed to finally isolate the sou ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 2005 by Vertigo (first published August 22nd 2005)
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John Wiswell
Feb 21, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Comics readers, fans of pirates
From the title to the swordplay to the sophomoric dialogue, this volume plunges Y: The Last Man into cloyingly amateurish territory. Characterization suffers at the behest of sexual antics and cartoonish plots (pirates? Really?). This is the first volume where I found myself skimming the dialogue and panels to just get through scenes. This doesn’t match up with any of the tones from previous volumes, and it makes every unbelievable aspect of the story much more annoying (from a woman getting her ...more
Brandon
Oct 31, 2011 rated it really liked it
So, a lot happens in this volume. Unfortunately, it's the first collection that probably deserved a little less than 4 stars. If not for the incredible ending, I would probably give it a 3-3.5.

Vaughan explores a little of what Yorick's girlfriend is up to in Australia and how she's coping with the plague. We're treated to an excellent dream sequence where Beth (view spoiler).

The only thing I didn't like was the ridiculous subplot with pirate
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Tyler Hill
Jun 08, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2011
Technically, this volume wasn't probably any worse than the previous volumes in this series, but for whatever reason, I just wasn't as into it as I have been. I think that one of the things that's sort of been bothering me about this series is perfectly explained by one of the characters in this volume:

"It figures. An entire planet of women, and the one guy gets to be the lead."

In that way, this title isn't really any different from, say, Dances with Wolves or the Last Samurai, where instead of
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Telaina
May 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library
A frequent complaint about this series is that even though there is only one guy left, he is still the center of everything. It is to some extent, every man's fantasy--you're all that's left and all the women are throwing themselves at you because they are horny and/or want to get pregnant. That being said, as a reader and as a woman, I find this series absolutely fascinating, well-done, with excellent and witty dialogue, awesome literary references and really interesting questions explored. Eve ...more
Samantha
Nov 02, 2016 rated it it was ok
this thing is getting soap operatic. now that yorick had sex once, he keeps on hooking up with people. every woman who learns he was engaged (which he wasn't) rather than just having a girlfriend is all like, oh, I never would have hooked up with you, last man on earth, if I had known you were *engaged* instead of just in a relationship. also, agent 355 once said she loved yorick and has tried to walk that back ever since. now she hooks up with the doctor, and yorick walks in on it and gets all ...more
Sarah
Mar 14, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Cruise ship pirates? An attacking submarine? Flashy excursions into lesbianism? Espionage that Agent 355 doesn't know about? C'mon, that's worth savoring!

True, Girl on Girl is by far the most ridiculous volume in the Y the Last Man series, but does that mean it has no value? I wouldn't jump to that conclusion, or merely write off this sea adventure as one note or immature for its sexuality. The story is simpler here, but I'm fine with taking a break from the thornier issues Vaughan has set up ov
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Lena
Aug 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Yeah, that opium smuggeling wasn't really my thing, but apart from that great!
Tim
Jun 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
This volume of Y: The Last Man just seemed "too easy." It seems in this volume that Vaughn was running out of story ideas and took the simple way out by using sex between two of the main characters. This series has been a bit of a disappointment for me; while reading this volume, I found myself rolling my eyes. I had joked with a friend while discussing this that either Dr. Mann and Agent 355 were both going to fall for Yorick or that they would fall for each other.

It seems that both have happe
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Licha
Jan 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel, series
This volume got back in the game for me. Yorick, 355, and Dr. Mann have managed to board a ship headed out to Japan so they can search for Ampersand.

Unfortunately, it looks like some horny, teenage boy got a hold of this volume sometime before I did and ripped out several sections of this book, pages I assume contained naked women. I can only infer that Yorick, for the second time in the volume, had sex, this time with the captain of the ship and Dr. Mann and 355 somehow got it on, how this cam
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Nick
Feb 21, 2010 rated it it was ok
Yorick's odyssey continues, but it's not clear what this stop in his journey contributes. Another beautiful woman loved and lost? This series seems not to know whether it wants to be an intellectually honest thought experiment or simply an engaging comic book tale. Or maybe it is simply the latter, and I want more of the former.

Vaughan merely flirts with topics that merit serious attention. In a world with no men, what becomes of the line between heterosexuality and homosexuality? In a world wit
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Born in Cleveland in 1976, Brian K. Vaughan is the Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster Award-winning writer and co-creator of the critically acclaimed comics series Y: The Last Man, Runaways, and Ex Machina (picked as one of the ten best works of fiction of 2005 by Entertainment Weekly).

Recently named "Writer of the Year" by Wizard Magazine, and one of the “top ten comic writers of all time” by Comic Boo
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