The Tick is back and in season 2 it welcomes some new (and ridiuculous) new characters.
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Creator Ben Edlund discussed what goes into making a character work in the world of The Tick.
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He discussed how they have to be familiar and not too over-the-top, or else they won't be funny.
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Ms. Lint, for instance, bears a familiar scar, but it's the consequences of her powers that make her funny.
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Every character has a mundane inner life that also makes their super-heroic one a little more grounded.
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It's all part of what makes The Tick such an enduring property.
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