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I just had to share that today DC Comics announced a new costume for batgirl. 

New:

BatgirlRedesign.jpg

 

Old:

batgirlcostume.jpg

 

I think the new design is a downgrade from the practical, less sexualized 2014 redesign

 

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The mask is the only part that could eb considered an improvement. But then, it's only because it's easier to wear a helmet.

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7 hours ago, KouPilot said:

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BatgirlRedesign.jpg

 

Hopefully her legs aren't actually that long lol

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On 6/15/2018 at 3:16 PM, KouPilot said:

 

Old:

batgirlcostume.jpg

 

I think the new design is a downgrade from the practical, less sexualized 2014 redesign

 


This would be a great look for a Marvel character.

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The 2014 version was great:  more functional, more realistic, less sexualized, and easier to transition into a live-action look.  The 2014 design generated a *ton* of accolades and great press at the time; it was part of a welcome trend that included Marvel's redesign from Ms. Marvel in a one-piece french cut bikini with a sash to Captain Marvel in a far more practical, zip-up military-esque jumpsuit (and a sash).

 

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(We can guess which version Brie Larson will wear in her upcoming movie)

 

Given the resurgence in books with female leads -- and a growing recognition of the buying power of the female comic book fan audience -- I'm surprised that DC went in this direction. 

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On 6/15/2018 at 4:16 PM, KouPilot said:

I just had to share that today DC Comics announced a new costume for batgirl. 

New:

BatgirlRedesign.jpg

 

Needs more bat symbols. 

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