Peter Ser­afi­now­icz

Empire (UK) - - COMIC CON -

Have you been to Comic-con be­fore? Yes, I have. Bizarrely, it was for the DVD re­lease of Look Around You, the block­buster BBC eight-to-ten-minute-episode cult se­ries that is beloved by its small but loyal bunch of fol­low­ers. We did a panel and there wasn’t far off a thou­sand peo­ple there. I was just sur­prised that a thou­sand peo­ple ever even watched it.

What brings you here?

The Tick. It’s a show for Ama­zon and it’s cre­ated by Ben Ed­lund, and I play The Tick. He’s a blue su­per­hero, and it was a comic book, a cartoon se­ries and a live-ac­tion se­ries a few years ago star­ring Pa­trick War­bur­ton. They were quite big shoes to fill. No, they were quite un­com­fort­able shoes to fill. Who’s the most fa­mous per­son you’ve crossed paths with so far? I just bumped into Al­fie Allen. Prob­a­bly 20 years ago we worked to­gether when he was ten. We did a pi­lot that was writ­ten by Matt Lu­cas, David Wal­liams and Robert Pop­per called You Are

Here. I haven’t seen him since, ex­cept on screen. I’m a huge Game Of Thrones fan. We filmed this thing up in the Lake District and I taught him how to do a Michael Caine im­pres­sion. I just got his num­ber now and I can’t wait to catch up with him later on. It’s al­ways good to see one of my pupils do­ing so well. Which of your char­ac­ters is big­gest at Comic-con? I guess it’s The Tick. Oth­er­wise, Darth Maul is still prob­a­bly the one. Star Wars, de­spite my re­ally minis­cule in­volve­ment in that, still lingers. Marvel or DC? Marvel. Why? Fuck you! None of your busi­ness!

THE TICK IS ON AMA­ZON PRIME VIDEO FROM 25 AU­GUST

The Tick (Peter Ser­afi­now­icz) fails his driv­ing test.

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