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Animated and quirky 'Mike Tyson Mysteries' on Adult Swim
Animated and quirky 'Mike Tyson Mysteries' on Adult Swim

The transformation of Mike Tyson from chump to champ, con to ex-con (to con to ex-con), from drug addict to sober vegan and from boxing to Broadway, takes perhaps its strangest turn Monday with the premiere of "Mike Tyson Mysteries," on Adult Swim. It is a cartoon. Some might say that Tyson, who lends his voice to the series, was a cartoon even before he was animated, but, you know, I'm not here to judge. At 48, he seems — if we accept his recent book-stage-and-HBO-special memoir "Undisputed Truth" as credible — to be in a better place, and to be a better person, than in most of the other 47. He is secure enough anyway to let himself be portrayed as a...

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