Norman Flinch is a pretty average kid, until he plows his lawnmower in to a strange orb. The resulting explosion splatters him from head to foot with a putrid smelling space goo. The unsettling gunk leaves him with a rancid aroma that keeps everyone around him gagging. His own family has to keep their distance.
Overwhelmed and overwrought, he turns to Wendell Higgins, the school science geek, for help. After much experimenting the boy's uncover the odoriferous essence that will change Norman's life forever.
Inspired by the comicbooks he loves and enpowered by his newfound ability, Norman dedicates his life to fighting crime as The Stinking Stalker.