Originally Posted by Skrilla31
Probably because the aesthetic looked like s*** and the lead looked like a guy playing in a cheap Superman costume?
People were having problems with that movie the moment it was announced. Remember that first photo of Routh? Good god that was a dark day for Superman fans.
Outside of IM and possibly cap, this tends to happen to all launch reveals.
Xmen maybe got it the worst, but I was pretty young so I don't remember.