Ninjas are plaguing THE CITY with a vengeance! The Tick stumbles upon a rooftop melee between an angry mob of incredibly inept ninjas and the young female ninja formerly known as Oedipus. What do the ninjas want with Oedipus? Who is the mysterious District Manager? And what is Ninja World? This issue is the first part of the epic ninja story line that placed The Tick on the map.
A lady ninja flees from a horde of ninja. The horde wants the Thorn of Oblivion, which they believe is possessed by the lady, Oedipus.