On this bonus episode of the podcast, Justin Soderberg and Adam Morrisette discuss the first three episodes of the newest comic book series to hit the small screen, Y: The Last Man.
The FX on Hulu series is a post-apocalyptic drama television series developed by Eliza Clark based based on the Vertigo comic book series by the same name. The comic book was co-created by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Vaughan was the series writer with Guerra in charge of the art. The comic book series ran 60 issues from 2002 through 2008.
Y: The Last Man debuted on Hulu on Monday, September 13, airing the first three episodes of the series before moving to weekly Monday releases starting September 20.
The series stars Diane Lane, Ashley Romans, Ben Schnetzer, Olivia Thirlby and Amber Tamblyn.
Y: The Last Man takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious cataclysmic event simultaneously killed every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one man, Yorick Brown (Schnetzer), and his pet monkey Ampersand. The series follows Yorick as he traverses the new world, as its survivors struggle with their losses and attempt to restore world society—led by Yorick’s mother, who is the new U.S. President Jennifer Brown (Lane).
Check out our episode from September 15, 2021 featuring Paul Eaton of Galactic Comics and Collectibles.