So far the big selling point for dead pool 3 is that, surprisingly, it has succeeded (among other things) in Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. Jackman laid down his claws with some determination logan in 2017, but the upcoming Marvel Studios flick seems to be running with one other version of the character — not the one that audiences have come to know for two decades. And one way to make that difference clear is to give this Wolverine his yellow and blue costumesomething earlier by Fox X-Men Movies, as is well known, did not do this.
Costumes have long been important to superheroes, especially since more and more of them have appeared in live-action movies. (Animation is a beast in its own right, and generally goes pretty well with suits.) We’ve seen the medium grow in popular culture some suits tend to adapt perfectly, while others not so much. It’s one of those things that’s not always easy to explain: when a suit looks good, You know it is, and when you don’t, it’s noticeable like a sore thumb. Sometimes a live-action hero’s default outfit feels like it’s a variant in comic book or video game form, or it just feels like it out oflike it doesn’t really fit perfectly with the actor wearing it.
The way super suits are handled in films and series has also changed. Sometimes these costumes are carefully introduced to seem like a game changer in and of themselves – think about how Ms. Marvel Gradually gives Kamala her suit over the course of the first season, or what hawk eye sees Clint and Kate commission new outfits, which don’t appear until the last episode. In other cases — for example, with characters like Black Panther and Moon Knight — the suit is simply already part of their ensemble, but is introduced with a grandeur that fades with future adventures.
Jackman’s suit is a big event and looks pretty good for its first appearance. It’s also a good time to talk about which superhero suits work and which unfortunately don’t look so great. Let us know below in the comments.
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