Originally Posted by LL2K2
Funny, but when I look at these pictures, I don't see Superman. I don't see Lois. I don't see the superhero I've loved since I was a little girl.
I see a 75-year-old pop culture icon being updated for the sake of 'relevancy' - and not in a good way. DC and WB are attempting to turn him into a hip, edgy, brooding character. Those characteristics describe Batman, but they should never describe Superman.
Superman is supposed to be a shining beacon of hope. Incidentally, the last guy to play Superman summed it up nicely:
I must have missed the part where Superman has revised "the symbol of hope" aspect.
You're right. This isn't your
childhood icon. Man of Steel is a modern tale because your Superman doesn't connect with the audience anymore.