The Tick #3 [Fourth Printing]
(July 1991)

New England Comics, 1988 Series
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Volume
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Price
2.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
NEC New England Comics Press
Barcode
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Editing
George Suarez

Issue Notes

Comic went through 6 printings; 2nd Nov. 1989 $2.25 price; 3rd April 1990 $2.25 price; 4th July 1991 $2.75 price; 5th Aug. 1993 $2.75 price; 6th Mar. 1998 $2.95 price; Each individual printing added a different colored border and the tag "Encore Presentation!" to the original cover art. First three printings of the comic contain an 8 page brochure stapled in for Ninja World.
This issue is a variant of The Tick (New England Comics, 1988 series) #3. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Tick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Max Banks
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
The Tick; Oedipus; Ninjas
Reprints

Night of a Million-Zillion Ninja (Table of Contents: 1)

The Tick / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Edlund
Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Max Banks
Letters
Bob Polio

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
The Tick; Oedipus [Oedipus Ashley Stevens]; Reginald Stevens; Amanda Stevens; Shing (Flashback); Ninjas; The District Manager
Synopsis
Tick tries to help Oedipus keep the Thorn of Oblivion out of the hands of a horde of Ninja (even though she stole it from them in the first place), but they get trapped in Oedipus' house and forced to attend her parent's dinner party.
Reprints
Keywords
Thorn of Destiny

Indexer Notes

Oedipus is a parody of Marvel's Elektra. Tick quick quip of the month: "Ninjas aren't dangerous. They're more afraid of you than you are of them..."

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Tick / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Edlund
Inks
Max Banks
Colors
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Arthur
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Tick
  2. 1. Night of a Million-Zillion Ninja
    The Tick
  3. 2. [Back Cover]
    The Tick
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