11 May 2012 2:07 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Special delivery! Oh, Arthur! The thrill of modern postism!

This seemed like the too good to be true theme for someone of Matt Kindt’s talents. Warren Ellis and Jon Cassady’s Planetary is not only one of my favorite comics ever, it’s one of my favorite genre experiences partaken. Rather fitting for a book that so sublimely experimented with, or rather, traversed genre. In doing so, Planetary collided with several familiar speculative fiction entities during its run, and I thought it would be great to have a commission depicting a scene of the team running into The Tick, a character that simultaneously played what quickly became the ideal adventures of a superhero while absurdly spoofing the genre. A meeting between a superhero comic book’s comic book and  a panel of post-Human curiosity on them and their pulp heritage.

My first experience with The Tick was through the animated series, »

- Jay Tomio

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