Tony Dorsett, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys, ran defenders ragged in the National Football League, and he'll soon do the same to villains on the fictitious planet Sylon.
"He won't be able to pick up 12 cars or move a building or anything, but everyone on the planet will marvel at his athletic ability," Milton Kahn said of a planned syndicated television cartoon show called "T.D. Tony."
Kahn, a spokesman for the Solvang, Calif.-based Alice Entertainment Inc., said the company also is branching into the publishing business with a comic book on Dorsett.
The comic book will be based on a 90-minute animated feature, expected to be completed in about a year. The movie will serve as a springboard for a weekly half-hour series, Kahn said.
Alice Entertainment distributes such animated features as "Ghostbusters," "Fat Albert" and "He-Man and the Masters."