Why is Shazam's muscle suit hated, but Batfleck's isn't?

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#1 Posted by modernww2fare (7047 posts) - - Show Bio

Just sayin'

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#2 Posted by xZone (10334 posts) - - Show Bio

They are both horrible

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#3 Posted by MICKEY-MOUSE (36712 posts) - - Show Bio

The material and color make a huge difference

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#4 Posted by modernww2fare (7047 posts) - - Show Bio
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#5 Posted by MICKEY-MOUSE (36712 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare: Um not sure what u r trying to prove with this; I meant in the fact that Batfleck’s costume is black and grey....and that makes a huge difference in how someone looks in an outfit. Also I don’t think Shazaam and Batflexts muscle suits are the same material.

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#6 Edited by adamTRMM (9155 posts) - - Show Bio

I kind of hate that Shazam's texture is so Kryptonian. My headcanon says it's part of his power to affect his own transformation and make it look this way.

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#7 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (15924 posts) - - Show Bio

I like both of them, my only issue with Shazam’s suit is the lightning bolt.

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#8 Posted by tethadam (251 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare: It isnt hated. People said they liked it after watching all the trailers.

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#9 Posted by Trapezoid (172 posts) - - Show Bio

The bat suit looks drastically better than Shazam’s suit, that red suit looks so unreal I though it was cgi the first time looking at it on a trailer. Also Zachary Levi doesn’t even have the muscle composition to compliment his suit.

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#10 Posted by Lone_Wolf_and_Cub (9033 posts) - - Show Bio

Not a fan of suits that look like they have padding in them. Shazam’s is just worse due to the bright colors it looks silly.

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#11 Edited by modernww2fare (7047 posts) - - Show Bio

@trapezoid said:

The bat suit looks drastically better than Shazam’s suit, that red suit looks so unreal I though it was cgi the first time looking at it on a trailer. Also Zachary Levi doesn’t even have the muscle composition to compliment his suit.

He's a pretty buff dude though

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#12 Posted by GateOfBabylon (4077 posts) - - Show Bio

People hate Shazam's suit? lol

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#13 Posted by KingOfWakanda (2380 posts) - - Show Bio

One looks like a Halloween costume, the other looks like Batman.

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#14 Posted by Mrnoital (8039 posts) - - Show Bio

Because he's Batman

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#15 Posted by Heatforce (6163 posts) - - Show Bio

I like both suits. Well, tbh the shazam suit had to grow on me.

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#16 Posted by Subline (7901 posts) - - Show Bio

Because Shazam's Suit looks like a Halloween Costume from a Low Budget Supermarket.

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#17 Posted by Hypnos0929 (6567 posts) - - Show Bio

I like both. You've gotta remember Shazam has never been an adult so it makes sense his suit looks costume-like.

Also when has Shazams suit ever had texture lol. In almost all the comics it's full of flat colors.

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#18 Edited by Rustlingjimmy (1134 posts) - - Show Bio

@subline said:

Because Shazam's Suit looks like a Halloween Costume from a Low Budget Supermarket.

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#19 Edited by deactivated-5c531dce659a2 (1106 posts) - - Show Bio

They're both shit.

Shazam looks fake as hell and Batman looks like a chuby dude with fake abs.

Superman, Aquman, and WW that's how you make costumes.

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#20 Edited by modernww2fare (7047 posts) - - Show Bio

@vummax said:

They're both shit.

Shazam looks fake as hell and Batman looks like a chuby dude with fake abs.

Superman, Aquman, and WW that's how you make costumes.

Superman has even more fake muscles tho...

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#21 Posted by deactivated-5c531dce659a2 (1106 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare: only in that picture he looks better in action specifically in MoS. It's not bad having fake muscle either just don't over do it.

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#22 Posted by Magian (151507 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't mind the suit. Given the nature of the chatacter, I think it fits rather well. Not a big fan of the way the lightning looks but I can live with that.

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#23 Posted by Glavene (201 posts) - - Show Bio

@subline said:

Because Shazam's Suit looks like a Halloween Costume from a Low Budget Supermarket.

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#24 Posted by RabumAlal (5002 posts) - - Show Bio

One of them is Batman.

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#25 Edited by SwagBender (87 posts) - - Show Bio

Both the costumes are bad.....lol...

But Superman's costume is much worse. You can see superman's pee pee.

The movie is gay anyway.

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#26 Posted by Lunacyde (28178 posts) - - Show Bio

I honestly like it, it fits the character.

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#27 Posted by plotweapon16255 (7739 posts) - - Show Bio
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#28 Posted by JohnCena69swag (3882 posts) - - Show Bio

@vummax said:

They're both shit.

Shazam looks fake as hell and Batman looks like a chubby dude with fake abs.

This is so accurate lmao

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#29 Posted by Richubs (4232 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't like Batman's suit. He looks like a balloon.

SUPERMAN (Not JL) , Wonder Woman and AM have great suits tho.

Even Shazam's suit looks pretty good given the tone of the movie.

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#30 Posted by kgb725 (18780 posts) - - Show Bio

@vummax said:

@modernww2fare: only in that picture he looks better in action specifically in MoS. It's not bad having fake muscle either just don't over do it.

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I think the difference is hes pretty swole even without the suit

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#31 Posted by kgb725 (18780 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman was always in the dark

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#33 Posted by Galactic_1000 (5652 posts) - - Show Bio

I love it

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#34 Posted by The_Kidd (11995 posts) - - Show Bio

Both are horrible but Shazam looks worse due to other factors like color and oversize lightning bolt etc.

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#35 Posted by Doofasa (2009 posts) - - Show Bio

@lunacyde said:

I honestly like it, it fits the character.

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#36 Posted by RavenVice01 (4410 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare: I suppose the suit is a little too colorful for those who were expecting Shazam to be a little darker in regards to tone. I just hope this movie doesn't set the DCEU back to where it was. Wonder Woman was a step in the right direction, Suicide Squad did moderately well and Aquaman made a billion dollars.

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#37 Edited by MetalJimmor (6446 posts) - - Show Bio

Shazam is supposed to look campy. That is part of the charm of the character.

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#38 Posted by Trapezoid (172 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare: no he’s not buff, this is coming from a person who lifts weights. There is a difference in saying you worked out for your role. You have actors like Zachary Levi for Shazam and then you have people like mark whalburg and Ben Affleck who will put pounds of muscle on to play a role.

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#40 Posted by Darkthunder (2147 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman's suit's his vigilante thing. Zachary Levi as Shazam? I don't like that idea. But his suit was like supes. So don't like it

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#41 Posted by JimJaspers20675 (264 posts) - - Show Bio

Good thing about Black adam will be, Dwayne johnson wont need to use padding lmao. He's a physical specimen. On topic, both are just not good.

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#42 Posted by Black_Arrow (10258 posts) - - Show Bio

I like it.

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#43 Posted by Veshark (10499 posts) - - Show Bio

Like a lot of people have said, I think the lighting (Zack Snyder tends to prefer desaturated blue hues, which I think can give off a darker "realistic" effect) as well as the color (bright colors tend to look more artificial and goofy) have to do with it. I personally think the costume looks fine, and even if it is partly padding, I don't really care as long as the final result looks passable.

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#44 Posted by deactivated-5c60ecae36801 (745 posts) - - Show Bio

People like Henry, Hemsworth, Evans, etc. all have the body to pull these suits off.

Aflex does not.

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#45 Posted by Lord_Doom159 (322 posts) - - Show Bio

I like it

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#46 Posted by Blueshoecant (1128 posts) - - Show Bio

I like both, people complain too much.. sigh

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#47 Posted by Alavanka (2587 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually like the Shazam suit better. Affleck is pretty chubby tbh. There were a few scenes in Justice League where he didn't tuck his stomach in and you can see his Bat-Belly. Kind of distracting. Shazam is supposed to be silly, so the goofy outfit works for him.

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#48 Posted by solar_nerd (2625 posts) - - Show Bio

Shazam's suit is actually not a muscle suit. Zachary Levi got RIPPED.

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#49 Posted by modernww2fare (7047 posts) - - Show Bio

bump

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#50 Posted by jashro44 (52492 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman is suppose to wear armor so he could get away with it and as mentioned its a darker color. I don't know if the Shazam suit is a muscle suit but it looks fake.

The shazam costume isn't terrible.

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