In The Comic, Wanted's Hero Was A Mass-Murdering Rapist
Wesley Gibson has a crappy life, a crappy job, and a crappy girlfriend who cheats on him with his crappy best friend. Then he meets a woman named Fox, who reveals that his absent father was a member of "The Fraternity," an ancient order of assassins with a noble mission, and that Wesley is set to inherit his dad's place. Wesley proceeds to grow a pair, kill the corrupt leader of his organization, and take control of his life. Perhaps most impressively, he slaps the shit out of Chris Pratt.
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But In The Original ...
Wanted the comic book, by Mark Millar, is about a gang of supervillains who secretly rule the world. The Wesley character starts off in the same place as his cinematic counterpart -- same life, job, girlfriend, etc. -- but instead of simply yelling at his boss and tennis-serving a guy with a keyboard, he starts murdering everyone who ever wronged him. From former teachers to girls who rejected him to just ... random people who looked at him funny.