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Old 05-14-2013, 08:43 PM   #36
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Default Re: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's the Superman Costume Thread! - Part 3

Originally Posted by Lead Cenobite View Post
I think the original concept of the suit was meant to look like futuristic/alien wear, at least the perception of how aliens might dress back in the 30s, although in-universe it doesn't work out because Superman didn't even know he was an alien nor did he have memories of Krypton, at least not during the golden age.
Interesting, I didn't know he didn't know he was Kryptonian or that he didn't have memories of Krypton until the Silver Age. Based on How much Kurosawa stressed those traits in certain debates, I assumed they preceded the Silver Age.

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