A Delicious Peek at Venture Bros Season 4.5

The wait has been painful, but come August, it'll be over — the wait, anyway. The Venture Bros. is returning and creator Jackson Publick has let slip a sneak peek at what's to come.

Over on his blog, Publick drops a whole mess of science. Namely that the show will be back at some unspecified date in August — which he knows sucks. "Don't blame the network," Publick writes. "They couldn't get it on much sooner than that if they tried. Why? Because we suck."

A Delicious Peek at Venture Bros Season 4.5

He adds, "we think you're going to really dig these next eight episodes. We seem to have re-embraced the show's sci-fi/comic book/adventure roots, and as much as it was a struggle to write them, they're a whole lot of fun. Lots more development of Hank and Dean, lots of new characters, and lots of old faces returning both triumphantly and trivially."

A Delicious Peek at Venture Bros Season 4.5

Oh, and the season finale is gonna be an hour long: "We are currently editing the animatic for what will be a Very Special Venture Bros. Season Finale Hour-Long Extravaganza. Which is another reason why we won't be premiering until August. And why the finale probably won't air until December. But hey — that's an extra half an hour of Venture-y goodness for your patience, right? What we take away with one hand, we give back with the other..."