Re: All Things Superman: An Open Discussion - - - - - - - - - Part 18
... I think the (minimal) molding or padding is an "under-suit" and the costume is stretched over it, otherwise the "muscles" would bunch and not look natural. It was done that way for SR too.
I also think the "padding" is there for continuity from day to day.
The pinch of salt my posts should be taken with. ..::.
In a fight between Batman and Superman - Batman wins...because SUPERMAN lets him. SUPERMAN is selfless and doesn't need to "WIN" a fight to prevail. His morals and ethics are beyond such ego boosting pettiness. He has no human need to "prove" anything.