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Superman Redesign by EmeraldBeacon Superman Redesign by EmeraldBeacon
Given some of DC Comics redesigns of their core characters, I thought I'd give some thought as to a new look for some familiar characters...

Superman takes some of his cues from the Jim Lee design, in the high collar and lack of 'undies'. I don't like the idea of Superman wearing armor, but I do think his uniform should look more 'alien', like a Kryptonian space suit of sorts. The high collar becomes a sort of half-cowl, extending up his neck. The chest symbol is more of a sculpted design. The secondary blue color and red trim was just there to break up the solid blocks of color in his uniform, giving it more of a "unitard" or "jumpsuit" kind of feel.

More to come, if people ask...
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Kareteen Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This design is very similar to the design of The Eradicator.
supermanfan01 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014
Look, I'm going to be honest. It's a very nice drawing, but it just doesn't feel like "Superman" to me. It takes what I don't like about the New52 costume and just makes it worse. Now, I'm not saying that it's a bad suit. Replace the \S/ shield with something else, and you could have a great superhero. I'm just saying that it doesn't feel right for Superman/
batmanslashlover Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Hi, I really love your re design! mind if I use it for a character in a fan fiction I'm planning on writing? and if it not to much to ask could you draw another redesign with the blue background of his suit grey, or a darker blue? (darker than the blue running along the sides), and the s shield black with a red inside? I understand if this is too much but I would really love if you could help me out, I would give you all rights to it, give you huge thanks, and tell people to come check out your stuff when I write the piece, (the piece would be on and if you wanted to check out my work my username there is GirlAtThePiano.)
Ask-Little-Freeze Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
im going to turn you into ice cream *aims freeze gun*
Tornado-azul Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
jalen123194 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
The design is cool bro.
RedJoey1992 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Professional Filmographer
cool redesign.
DDeal12 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You submitted this to :icondcnu: and it's technically a redesign so would you like me to move it over to our contest folder?
Kerevon Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
Very cool. And I do agree with some others, it DOES look very much like a LOSH outfit.
Alpha-Genesis Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011
Looks like something he would wear during his time on the Legion of Superheroes.
chibi-demon-angel694 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! :clap:
Forecaster71 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work :3
Miin-Miin Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
oh cool~! Love the half-cowl collar idea! :thumbsup:
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