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Oh dear Goddess my eyes.

The horror, courtesy of ComingSoon and not leaving fast enough. A thousand curses in every language upon the people who green lit this.

(and that says something for this lot)


Where are the red boots? The posture of a Champion?

For legality.

Let Adam Hughes cleanse your mind.

Date: 2011-03-19 06:30 am (UTC)
julian: Picture of Julian Street. (Default)
From: [personal profile] julian
Check down a few; Fifthie already posted it.

Me, I think the posture is /definitely/ a bad sign, but... it's DEK, I'm not expecting a lot.

(I still don't buy that the gold-stuff is photoshopped. Not on the legs, certainly.)

Worse then a Power Ranger

Date: 2011-03-19 06:39 am (UTC)
nefrekeptah: (Plan)
From: [personal profile] nefrekeptah
Hey, don't go messing with the Power Rangers!

Date: 2011-03-19 12:38 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] filkertom
I must admit, I'm having a good chuckle over the intertubez' reactions to this costume. I mean, I definitely think she should have red boots, and I prefer shorts to the long pants, and I certainly wish they were made of a different material. But reactions like io9's, which was that this costume would "make your eyes bleed"?

Really? A leggy brunette in a superhero costume makes your eyes bleed?

Dudes. It's a picture of a reasonably pretty girl wearing an imperfect Wonder Woman costume. Yes, there are lots of reasons to dislike it, many of them the same reasons I knew Superman Returns was going to be a bust the moment I saw Brandon Routh in the suit.

Look at this woman's eyes. This is not Wonder Woman. This is a college 3rd-year in a pretty good, but not canon-accurate, interp of a WW costume. Fancy-shmancy Halloween party stuff. That decision was made by the producers.

And that is why the new WW is going to stink.

One of the best things the producers of the Lynda Carter WW did was stay true to many of the roots and traditions of the comic. They didn't try to "update" her costume (apart from the WW on her chest evoking an eagle rather than an actual eagle, and that's been pretty much adopted as canon anyway) -- they ran with it. Given that the comic, and the series, was set during World War 2, the outrageousness of her costume worked better to hide her identity than Clark Kent's glasses ever could.

The vibe from this in every way is showing the producers' attempt to make it A New And Improved Wonder Woman. They never seem to get that that's not what we want. Pffft.

Date: 2011-03-19 05:05 pm (UTC)
tacobob: Mordecai Not Very Impressed (Default)
From: [personal profile] tacobob
Dwaah. Bullets make Wonder Woman so sleepy!

Date: 2011-03-19 08:55 pm (UTC)
karunya: This reverend puts the "fun" back into "funeral" (Default)
From: [personal profile] karunya
Attractive young woman. Cheap-a$$ dollar store costume that my eight-year-old nieces would reject as too tacky for Halloween. Pretty much what I expected.

Date: 2011-03-20 12:31 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tsunamiwombat
Can't stop laughing at how hilarible this show is. They must really operate in a bubble if they think comic fans are going to like this. Maybe they're hoping "Normal" *quote unquote* people will like it. But I doubt it.

Date: 2011-03-20 04:25 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] richardak
I apologize for being crude, but I suspect for two prominent reasons that this costume is going to get redesigned pretty quickly once they start filming in earnest. Once they start shooting action sequences and they have to cut every few minutes so that Palicki can put herself back in the costume, I expect they'll start rethinking some of the design elements.

Re: Worse then a Power Ranger

Date: 2011-03-20 12:24 pm (UTC)
droolfangrrl: (Default)
From: [personal profile] droolfangrrl
Eh, it is what it is.

I do want to see her stand on her head, just to see if she falls out.

Any use of glue or tape would be considered cheating.

Date: 2011-03-20 04:56 pm (UTC)
crinos: (Default)
From: [personal profile] crinos
Wonder Woman is so baked right now.


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