While older generations are used to the notion of the superhero as an infallible force with unlimited strength and only the capacity for good, we know better. Modern superheros are often flawed, human and, in some cases, not heroes at all. Sometimes, they’re actually the bad guy.

Paramount has just acquired the rights to adapt one of those genre-bending, superhero stories: The Mighty. The DC Comics property published in 2009 and 2010 was written by Peter J. Tomasi and Keith Champagne with art by Peter Snejbjerg and focuses on Alpha One, the world’s only superhero, who is discovered by a mortal, human cop named Gabriel Cole to not be everything he was meant to be. Read more after the break. Read More »