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Old October 30 2013, 06:13 AM   #1411
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Re: ‘Superman & Batman’ movie will follow ‘Man of Steel’

I like what they said about the Batmobile, but I'm not sure what I think of the Noel Batsuit. I guess something like that could work in live action, I'm not sure if I like it.
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Old October 30 2013, 04:42 PM   #1412
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Kinda bummed to hear they're changing the Superman suit as well. I hope they don't make too many changes, as I really loved the one in the first movie.
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Old October 30 2013, 05:07 PM   #1413
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I wasn't crazy about the costume in Man of Steel so I am looking forward to some changes. I'd like to see it reflect the New 52 design a little more, and really hope they get rid of that rubbery texture.
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Old October 30 2013, 06:49 PM   #1414
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^Oh, please, no, I hate the New 52 design. And for much the same reasons I don't particularly care for the MoS costume -- they're both overcomplicated. Neither strikes me as an improvement on the classic look.
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Old October 30 2013, 07:08 PM   #1415
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I don't think the costumes is an improvement either, but apparently "red underwear" is an evil, disgusting thing for a hero to wear nowadays. Because, you know, you wouldn't want your hero to wear something as "unrealistic" as red underwear, escpecially when the hero is otherwise as grounded in reality as Superman
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Old October 30 2013, 07:17 PM   #1416
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The red underwear would look out of place if they tried to bring it back now. Best to move forward. If I had to make a change, I'd put in an S shield that wasn't textured. I don't know why the S had to be textured.
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Old October 30 2013, 07:19 PM   #1417
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It was a horrible idea to change the iconic (modern) Superman costume when they did Superman Red/Blue and it's horrible now.
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Old October 30 2013, 09:53 PM   #1418
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The red underwear would look out of place if they tried to bring it back now.
It's not underwear. It's a pair of trunks, like swimwear. It's the sort of thing that circus acrobats and strongmen in the 1930s wore over their tights for modesty.

And I don't think it would look out of place for Superman to wear any more than the cape or the boots or the big S on his chest. It's just part of Superman's costume. And it works better visually than just an unbroken expanse of blue.
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Old October 30 2013, 09:55 PM   #1419
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The red underwear would look out of place if they tried to bring it back now. Best to move forward. If I had to make a change, I'd put in an S shield that wasn't textured. I don't know why the S had to be textured.
The textured, rubberized look is pretty much a staple of every superhero movie costume nowadays, and I doubt it's going away.

As for why they texturized the one in MOS, it was probably because the S was so freakin huge that they had to do something.

If there's any change I would be okay with, it's lightening up the blue a little. The midnight blue of the first movie was so dark it almost appeared black in some shots of MOS.
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Old October 30 2013, 09:57 PM   #1420
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NO RED UNDERWEAR!!!

Whatever he has on his crotch should be tight enough to show us why he's called Superman!


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Old October 30 2013, 10:07 PM   #1421
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The red underwear would look out of place if they tried to bring it back now.
It's not underwear. It's a pair of trunks, like swimwear. It's the sort of thing that circus acrobats and strongmen in the 1930s wore over their tights for modesty.
True, but Superman hasn't looked like a circus acrobat or strongmen since, well.... George Reeves in the 50s.

If they were making a Superman movie set in that time period, I'd be all for that look (or even if it was a retro-styled movie like SR). But in a grittier "real world" Superman movie, I just don't think the trunks really work as well.

Just like Hugh Jackman would look decidedly less badass if he were running around in Wolverine's blue trunks of the classic comics. Lol
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Old October 30 2013, 10:18 PM   #1422
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Again, I don't see why the trunks are any more out of step with modern fashions than the cape or the whole damn tights thing in general. None of it is in step with what people wear today. But all of it, as a piece, is the iconic look of Superman. I don't get singling out that one part of it.
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Old October 30 2013, 10:24 PM   #1423
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It's not underwear. It's a pair of trunks, like swimwear. It's the sort of thing that circus acrobats and strongmen in the 1930s wore over their tights for modesty.
What's funny is that the current costume really is underwear. It's pretty much the long johns that goes under the armor.

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And I don't think it would look out of place for Superman to wear any more than the cape or the boots or the big S on his chest. It's just part of Superman's costume. And it works better visually than just an unbroken expanse of blue.
All I'm saying is that I can't see how they can put it back in as part of the costume in the next movie. What's done is done. And personally, I'm getting used to the new look and actually like it to the point where the classic outfit is starting to look like what it is... A flashy strongman outfit.

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The textured, rubberized look is pretty much a staple of every superhero movie costume nowadays, and I doubt it's going away.

As for why they texturized the one in MOS, it was probably because the S was so freakin huge that they had to do something.
I'm okay with the texture on the costume, it just looks odd on the S. And I don't think the S looks too big. It looks about right. The one from Superman Returns was too small. Want a big S? Look at the Eradicator's costume. Speaking of which, the Man of Steel costume does look like the Eradicator's outfit minus the black on the sides.
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Old October 30 2013, 10:51 PM   #1424
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Re: ‘Superman & Batman’ movie will follow ‘Man of Steel’

[QUOTE=superdeluxe;8827054]Details on Batmobile and Batsuit:

http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/294...tume-batmobile

One edict - it will "definitely NOT have a military look like The Tumbler from Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy". More likely it'll be some kind of streamlined concept car
This is one good bit of news; Nolan was so anti-superhero, that using the tumbler killed one of the mist distinctive elements of the Batman universe. I only hope the new Batmobile is not anything like the Hot Wheels/sandal strap/electric toy ray gun cars seen in those horrible Bat films of Tim Burton and others from that series.
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Old October 30 2013, 11:10 PM   #1425
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