Between the comically huge muscles and toothy grin, things seemed to be trending this way, but I’m not sure I ever truly believed that Dwight Howard would actually become a living, breathing cartoon character. That’s what happened though, as Dwight appeared at Comic-Con as the character he’ll be voicing, Rock Callahan, in Disney’s animated series “Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil.” Nothing says danger like grey bell-bottoms.

Between this and Shaq’s retirement, it looks like the NBA’s Superman era is dead. No wonder “Man of Steel” got pushed back to 2013.