Thursday, October 11, 2007

Y: The Last Man

In the course of my surfing the web while watching the triplets, I found an interesting article about Brian Vaughan, a graphic artist whose work was up for a Wired RAVE award earlier this year.

One of the books he publishes is called Y: The Last Man. It's a graphic novel about the last man on earth after a mysterious virus kills every other mammal on the the planet with a Y chromosome. Which means that the he is literally the last man on earth; only females survived the plague.

I haven't picked up a comic since Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns and Alan Moore's Watchmen, but I am going to head to my favorite comic shop and see if I can get caught up on this series.

Have you read this? What did you think of it?

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gives his opinion on PS3

"I think [PS3 is] a waste of everybody’s time. Investing in the Cell, investing in the SPE gives you no long-term benefits. There’s nothing there that you’re going to apply to anything else. You’re not going to gain anything except a hatred of the architecture they’ve created. I don’t think they’re going to make money off their box."

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EA Acquires BioWare, Pandemic

The opposite direction of Bungie Studios. Just as Bungie steps towards independence, BioWare and Pandemic Studios walk away from it, as Electronic Arts announced an agreement with investment firm Elevation Partners to acquire VG Holdings Corp., the parent company of the two studios.

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