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PHOTO PARADE – Y: The Last Party

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PHOTO PARADE – Y: The Last Party

Last Friday saw curtain close on Vertigo’s "Y: The Last Man" at Y: The Last Party, a special gala event hosted by Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and benefiting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Jointly organized by Meltdown and MySpace Comic Books, the party was a who’s who in the L.A. comics scene (and special guests from other cities as well), with attendees including Mark Waid, Grant Morrison, Geoff Johns, "Lost" executive producer Damon Lindeloff, keynote speaker Joss Whedon and many more.

CBR’s Emmett Furey turned in this full report from Y: The Last Party, and CBR staff photographer Pinguino Kolb took all the wonderful pictures. When you’re done checking out this great photo parade, be sure to stop by CBR’s Community forum to discuss Y: The Last Party.

A close-up look at Zuni, a Capuchin monkey. The chairs are set-up for the VIPs to watch the Q&A later.
Brian K. Vaughan says hello to Zuni. Zuni: “Brian, look, I love ‘Y: The Last Man,’ but I noticed I didn’t get a lot of dialogue during the series. What’s up with that?”
Zuni: “Pia, look, I love ‘Y: The Last Man,” but I noticed I didn’t get as much panel time as the rest of the cast. What’s up with that?” Everybody say, “Awwwwwwwww.”
Monkey Goes Wild, Kills “Y” Artist, News at 11 Pia and Zuni share a moment.
BOOM! Studios’ Ross Richie and’s Steve Horn. On the far right is Francisco from Meltdown.
Dark Horse’s Sierra Hahn, Sierra’s friend Valentina Garcia-Loste and Dark Horse’s Jacq Cohen. MySpace Comic Books’ Sam Humphries, BOOM!’s Chip Mosher and Meltdown’s Matt Gagnon.
On the far left, that’s “Lost’s” Damon Lindeloff. Zuni says hi to CBR’s Andy Khouri. Zuni: “So, Andy, how do I get more screen time on CBR?”
Top Cow’s Mel Caylo steps up to the open bar. Damon Lindeloff
Variety’s Tom McLean and BOOM!’s Ross Richie Mark Waid
The CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Grant Morrison
Top Cow’s Mel Caylo Charles Brownstein looks away as Sam Humphries peers into your brain!
Top Cow’s Rob Levin Larry Marder and Top Cow’s Matt Hawkins
“Iron and the Maiden’s” Jason Rubin and CBR’s Jonah Weiland Meltdown’s Matt Gagnon
Sam Addresses the crowd. “Y” Editor Will Dennis strikes a pose.
Joss Whedon also strikes a pose. Whedon, Pia Guerra and Brian K. Vaughan
The “Y” auction begins as Pia holds up a page from the book. Mark Waid sends the bidding skyrocketing.
The excitement grows! Matt Hawkins, being congratulated by Mel, is the ultimate winner of the auction, bidding $2000.
Pia and Brian hold up a “Y” straight jacket, ready to be auctioned. The winner was Fox Atomic Comics’ Eric Lieb, being fitted with the straight jacket.
Lieb: “Uhh, Brian, really, not so tight. Brian? BRIAN?” And it’s only appropriate that we end this photo parade with creators of the hour — Brian and Pia! Thanks for all the great comics!

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