|Bryan Singer turned down X-Men 3 so he could do |
Superman Returns, so in a way, Superman ruined two movies.
|Above: the moment DC just gave up.|
And wait, what's that crap at his feet? Are those tattered remnants of his old costume, blood or those Saran-wrap 'S's he throws at the end of Superman II? Remember that? What was that anyway? Are they bringing that back?
|"Because I'm goddamn Superman, that's why."|
|Remember this bullshit? No? That's |
because it sucked and DC couldn't go
back to the status quo fast enough.
The in-universe explanation has always been that the costume is made from Kal-El's advanced Kryptonian lycra swaddling blanket and is therefore the only garment capable of keeping Superman's super-junk covered at super-sonic speeds.
|It 's impervious to earthquakes, Brainiac and deep space radiation, but not Martha Kent's Singer.|
definitely new, so there's that.
Anyway, that's why Superman's pants are a troubling indication of the stagnation of the DC Comics narrative universe and why we'll never be able to take live-action Superman seriously. Well that and the fact no one can write a decent script for it.
|On the other hand, Marvel could crap out a big-screen version of X-Babies and as |
long as Joss Whedon was involved they'd have my ten bucks, so what do I know?