Thursday, August 25, 2011

Superman Finally Stops Wearing His Underwear on the Outside

And people are not pleased.

But seriously, we are supposed to respect an adult man who wears his underwear on the outside of his clothes? It always looked silly to me. When I was kid buying cheap Halloween costumes, I preferred Batman because he at least knew what order in which to put on his clothes.

More seriously, a lot of people freaked out about the new metrosexual Superman who has, hold on now . . . feelings. Yep, the Man of Steel is also a man with feelings. Well, that's the rumor that had people upset that Henry Cavill was selected to play the role.

Sounds like a step forward to me.

Henry Cavill’s Superman goes without underpants, internet freaks out

Where have Superman's famous red trunks gone? Henry Cavill was pictured on the set of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel without the traditional red bottoms of the Superman costume. The internet saw Commando Superman, and was not pleased.

Henry Cavill's Superman goes without underpants, internet freaks out
Naturally a few folks were displeased by the disappearing trunks...
Go read the whole article. Here are a few more images - the top one is the new rebooted series from DC Comics, the bottom one is an enlargement of a still from the new film.

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