As the world comes crashing down around two desperate parents, their one last act before their planet is destroyed is to send their son far away to the promising planet of Earth, where he can grow up to live the life that would have been cut short without their intervention. On Earth he will be raised by two loving parents who will give him everything he needs so that he will grow up to be the moral and just person he is meant to be, using his powers for good. Wait a minute… This isn’t a story of Superman. Or Metro Man. See the guy he is punching in the face? Yeah, this is his story.
Megamind could have grown up to be Metro Man had his similar origin story not ended in a rougher part of the neighborhood. Instead his moral compass was smashed during his landing and he chose the path of evil. [Read more...]