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Thursday, 4 April 2013
Mike Lunsford's "fully-dressed redesigns" of superheroine costumes @ The Daily Dot.
Supergirl may be a woman of steel, but is a red, blue, and gold cheerleader uniform really the most practical outfit for fighting crime? While many superhero costumes can be a little beyond the pale (Ben Affleck’s red pleather catsuit in Daredevil comes to mind), their female counterparts are almost always worse.
Superheroine costumes can be a major point of contention for comics
fans. Wonder Woman’s red bustier and star-spangled short-shorts are
iconic, but do all female superheroes need to wear a swimsuit and heels
when battling the forces of darkness? NBC’s failed Wonder Woman pilot tried to redesign her suit with pants rather than a skirt or shorts, but the end result was something that looked more like a Halloween costume. [READ MORE]