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With little to watch on TV because of the continuing writers’ strike, I’ve found a new obsession: catch up on “Y: The Last Man” before the popular epic comic book series wraps up with issue No. 60, which is scheduled to appear in stores on Jan. 30. Brian K. Vaughan’s provocative saga, which began in 2002, is about the lone surviving man left to cope with an Earth populated by women. Here’s the synopsis from Vertigo Comics: “When a plague of unknown origin instantly kills every mammal with a Y chromosome, unemployed and unmotivated slacker Yorick Brown suddenly discovers that he is the only male left in a world inhabited solely by women. Accompanied by his mischievous monkey and the mysterious Agent 355, Yorick embarks on a transcontinental journey to find his girlfriend and discover why he is the last man on Earth. But with a gang of feminist extremists and the leader of the Israel Defense Forces hunting him, Yorick’s future, as well as that of the human race, may be short-lived.”