After eradicating all threats at the bus station, The Tick heads for the big city and gets invovled with stopping a threat against former President, Jimmy Carter. In the process, he makes a new friend: Arthur, an accountant who seeks to become a superhero.
When the Immortal visits the city, he doesn't quite live up to his reputation. The heroes soon find themselves with a body on the hands. Later at the funeral, Tick gives a eulogy on the meaning of death.
Arthur and the Tick meet another crime fighting duo, Fiery Blaze and Friendly Fire, which leads to them questioning their relationship. Meanwhile, Captain Liberty decides to get a dog so she won't be all alone.
The Tick discovers that he needs a superhero license, which proves to be problematic when he can't remember his real name. The issue gets more complicated when a woman comes forward claiming to be his wife. Meanwhile, Batmanuel hires a publicist and Captain Liberty finds a new beau.
After Tick and Arthur are invited to join the elite League of Superheroes--which doesn't take women or minorities--Captain Liberty files a lawsuit against the League.
Tick,, Batmanuel, and Arthur bring the supervillain Destroyo to justice... or do they? It looks like Destroyo will get a judge and jury to find him innocent. Tick ends up in jail on a contempt charge, Arthur and Batmanuel are stalked by a ninja, and Captain Liberty must guard Destroyo as he attem...
When Arthur tells his mother and sister that he's a superhero, they figure that he's insane and stage an intervention. However, the doctor in charge may be the one who is nuts.