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Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman in The Tick (2017). Image Credit: Amazon.

Amazon Prime's The Tick Set Pieces up for Auction

Amazon Prime's The Tick is one of the most underrated and short-lived superhero shows in recent memory. While there was a push to save The Tick after Amazon canceled it, our dreams were dashed. But Tick fans can find some comfort, hopefully in the arms of the big blue hero's costume. Starting on May 27th, […]




Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman in The Tick (2017). Image Credit: Amazon.

The Tick Season 1B: Our Hapless Heroes Unite in Amazon's New Trailer

Sometimes, being wrong isn't always a bad thing. Case in point: The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz), who spent the first half of The Tick's Season 1 on Amazon trying to convince everyone that super-villain The Terror (Jackie Earle Haley) was actually still alive. On a positive note? He was right for once. On a negative note? He […]

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Tick, Tick, Boom: Peter Serafinowicz And Company Talk 'The Tick' At NYCC 2017

Freddy Vale writes from New York Comic Con 2017: In a world riddled with dark, gritty, sepia-toned superheroes, one show dares to defy the status quo: The Tick! The latest iteration of the blue suited super-bug is heavily inspired by the more classic model of the superhero; one filled with cheesy catchphrases and over-the-top characters. […]

The Tick Pilot – Or Pardon Me, Your Angst Is In My Silliness

I love the Tick animated series. Everything from the theme song to the battle cry to they way things like damage to the moon persisted through the series. It is brilliant and holds up well to repeat viewing. In 2001 when it moved to live-action, the writers were able to maintain a lot of the […]

Evil Faces A Monologuing Brand Of Justice In The Amazon Tick Pilot

The worst thing about The Tick pilot: you cannot immediately watch the next episode. Creator Ben Edlund and executive producers Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld have reconvened to offer the world another chance to love The Tick. This time, though, our mundane world and the world The Tick narrates are no longer so far apart. Somewhere in The City, Arthur […]

The Tick Advises Wicked Men Against Guns In New Clip

While creator Ben Edlund tells Entertainment Weekly that the new Tick is different from his comic book, animated and live-action predecessors, the following clip reveals actor Peter Serafinowicz definitely has the character's patter and endless reserves of confidence down pat. The Tick pilot debuts on Amazon tomorrow.

The Tick Gets Promo Images And Release Date

Amazon has given a release date and first promo images for their revival of The Tick. The pilot that will be released on August 19th as part of their Comedy Pilot Season. It will be joined in the 2016 comedy pilot season by I Love Dick starring Kevin Bacon, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. In a world […]

Will The Tick Survive Being "Darker And More Grounded?"

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly (spotted by Slashfilm), The Tick creator Ben Edlund discussed the new take on its world for the upcoming Amazon pilot. But he invoked words that may cause a shudder in some of the faithful. "It will be darker and more grounded," said Edlund. "And it's going to have a […]

The Tick Returns As Amazon Pilot

The Tick will live again! As reported by Deadline, Amazon has ordered a new pilot based on Ben Edlund's The Tick with Edlund and Barry Josephson returning to produce. The pair produced the short-lived 2001 series. Griffin Newman will play Arthur and The Following's Valorie Curry will play his sister Dot. The pilot will see a […]

The Tick's 25th Anniversary Panel At SDCC, Surprise Guests and More

Devin T. Quin writes for Bleeding Cool: The Tick redefined superhero comedy for the modern reader, and Saturday at the San Diego Comic Con it celebrated its 25th Anniversary…again, I think. If a marketing gimmick is good once, it's good twice, right? On hand for discussion were Ben Edlund, the creator of the Tick, Chris […]