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The Tick by Ben Edlund
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May 18, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: graphic-novels
Read in January, 2012

Somehow I missed the comic and animated series growing up. In college I saw a few episodes of the live-action Patrick Warburton series, which were quite funny. A trip to Half Price Books and I stumbled across this book, and, wow.

Back to the beginning: this book collects the very first six issues (as opposed to the other first six issues?) of The Tick, in all his madness. A great parody of superheroes, as well as late '80s/early '90s pop culture phenomena, such as fast food mascots, rampant commercialism, and -- of course -- ninjas! Meet the sidekick named Arthur! The adventures of Paul the Samurai! Ninja World! This is clever and quite funny.

Have a good read. In the words of the nigh-invulnerable Tick, it's "Keen!"
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