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WATCH: Teaser for More of Amazon’s ‘The Tick’

Second half of the series’ first season returns to the streaming service in February.

Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman star in Amazon Studios’ series ‘The Tick.’

Amazon Studios released a teaser for the highly-anticipated second-half of the superhero comedy, The Tick season one. The second part of the first season debuts on the streaming service in February.

Here’s how the studio describes the series, based on the Ben Edlund comic-book series.

In a workaday world where superheroes fly among us, mild-mannered accountant Arthur Everest (Griffin Newman) suspects The City is controlled by a fabled villain known as The Terror (Jackie Earle Haley), despite evidence of The Terror’s death 15 years ago. Arthur has a traumatic connection with The Terror, whose movements he has obsessively tracked since childhood. Arthur’s sister, Dot (Valorie Curry), is a paramedic who dotes on her brother but also provides a sibling’s tough love. The more he talks about super-villain super-conspiracies, the more she warns him to “keep it real.”

Fate soon brings Arthur together with a tall, verbally adroit muscleman with superpowers and a mysterious past: The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz). As they investigate the mystery surrounding The Terror, they draw attention from the electrifying enigma known as Miss Lint and a hyper-violent vigilante named Overkill, confronting the complexity of the struggle between good and evil. The Tick, bursting with relentlessly original storylines and quotable dialogue, shows what a blast crusading for truth and justice can be. Our culture is now awash with self-serious mythologies and grimly determined, interchangeable characters filling not just franchises but entire universes. The time has come for The Tick.

Source: Amazon Studios

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.

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