A spoof of traditional American superheroes, the Tick was created in 1986 for the New England Comics chain. With a comic book series in 1988, as well as numerous television shows, movies and video games, the Tick quickly rose to become a superhero fan favorite, earning a number #57 on IGN's Top All Time Superhero's List. The Tick has a new television series in 2017 and many are wondering if Marvel will buy the rights to the Tick. Is Marvel being Ticked? Is the The Tick invading Marvel? We will be examining whether or not Marvel should procure the rights to The Tick, seeing as how the Tick is not your usual super hero.