Report: Amazon to Revive The Tick, Starring Patrick Warburton

The Tick Returns Amazon

Continuing the theme of reviving unlikely TV superheroes….

Amazon is said to be interested in reviving The Tick, the unabashedly costumed crimefighter played by Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, Rules of Engagement), a source tells People.com.

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Also starring Nestor Carbonell (Lost) as Batmanuel, Liz Vassey (All My Children) as Captain Liberty and David Burke (Brothers & Sisters) as Arthur, the live-action Tick originally ran for nine episodes on Fox in 2001.

Per People.com, Ben Edlund — author of the comic book series that birthed The Tick, and who also had a hand in the Fox series — will pen and produce the comeback, with Warburton back in the title role.

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Amazon did not immediately respond to TVLine’s request for comment on the report.