Fred McKindra
September 07, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Gay teen Thom Creed learns he has special ability to heal things in Hero. But his dad, a disgraced ex-superhero with no real powers, now hates all things superhuman. So Thom struggles to join the celeb crime fighters of the League, find his long-vanished mom, and come out to Dad.

For Fans of… Marvel’s Generation X; coming-out tales.

Bottom Line Perry Moore, exec producer of The Chronicles of Narnia, gives his pulpy debut some KAPOW! A-

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