Ben Edlund recently heard five very maigc words: live-action Tick Season 2. He certainly didn't hear that back in 2001 and, considering Amazon's original series aren't always the most successful, there certainly was no guarantee he'd hear it this time.
But here we are and 2018 is the year that a flesh-and-blood version of The Tick is here to stay. For... at least one more season anyway.
And while we were in San Diego, I sat down to talk with Edlund about finally getting a Season 2, what characters from the original comic might be coming next, and whether or not they've finally got the Tick's costume right.
Here's what he had to say...