Part 7 of my Splendorized take on the Justice League.
Saved the best for last, the captain, the big blue boy scout...
Man of Tomorrow; Man of Steel:
- Superman's suit can be broken down into 3 distinct elements: blue suit, red cape, and
. Always liked the pictures of Superman's silhouetted and the only thing colored was the
and his cape, and that was my primary inspiration
- Kal Kent never intended to be the face of anything, just an anonymous do-gooder. No one has ever been able to get a good look of Metropolis's guardian angel, this "Superman." (for the longest reporters didn't even know if the flying figure was a humanoid; "was it a missile, an angel, an extraterrestrial, a bird, a plane?...")
- Suit has a metallic shine in the sunlight earning the nickname "Man of Steel."
- Wanted his costume to look sleek, shiny, sexy, and simple... like an iPhone. Superman is simple but still looks like a piece of the future (Man of Tomorrow).
is pretty much a solar battery gauge (and logo); it becomes brighter with the sun's light shinning on it (yellow sun = yellow light). When Superman isn't charged up the
- The suit is a Kryptonian underarmor (like in the movie, this continues the theme of Superman being an alien fighting in his underwear). It automatically responds to it's wearer (high-tech alien clothes). The most practical example of this would the costume being contained in the
and spreads when Kent is ready to make the transition to Superman (triggered by focus, hormones, adrenaline, blood pressure, science, phone booths, etc.)
- The haircut is my personal favorite element of this redesign; a trendy fade that's been windswept (flying faster than a single bullet tends to do that).
- SiMan Xander #StrikingSplendor #Ignite#Greatness