Too Buff Syndrome in Justice League War?

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#1 Edited by Captain13 (4773 posts) - - Show Bio

DC Animation has been making their heroes too buff lately IMO. (See Flashpoint Paradox) Check out the latest Justice League: War image to see what I mean.

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Batman doesn't look agile, Green Lantern doesn't look like he can fit in a plane, and I can only imagine how grotesquely and disproportionately huge Cyborg will have to be in comparison to these behemoths.

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#2 Edited by JLDoom (2358 posts) - - Show Bio

I think they look fine. The Green Lantern and Superman logos are too small but other than that they're OK.

Definitely not as buff as in Flashpoint...

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#3 Posted by Black_Claw (3375 posts) - - Show Bio

GL looks fine. I'm just praying they don't make Cyborg as clunky and bulky as he is in the comics. And if he's bigger than Superman again, somebody's gonna get hurt.

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#4 Edited by Captain13 (4773 posts) - - Show Bio
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An air force pilot should not look like a body builder.

I preferred these body types:

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Things have started to look too anime recently for my taste. Young Justice got it right....

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#5 Edited by Captain13 (4773 posts) - - Show Bio

Hopefully the trailer will be released this weekend at NYCC so we can get a better feel for how this project is going.

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#8 Posted by RustyRoy (16610 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah they're too buff, GL looks fine though and I can barely see Batman's pointy ears (other than that he looks awesome, maybe a little buff).

Wtf! WW looks way taller than Batman in that pic, Batman is tall as Superman and taller than WW.

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#10 Edited by PeppeyHare (4330 posts) - - Show Bio

GL looks fine but the others are a bit too buff IMO.

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#11 Posted by M3th (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

MetH doesn't mind tHe "Too-Buff Syndrome."

June'sVeryOwn

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#12 Posted by turel_hash_ak_gik (350 posts) - - Show Bio

my god. looking from the movie versions to the young justice ones.............. the difference is incredible. the YJ ones look like they dont have any muscles. at all. eh make the logos bigger and the hugeness wont be so glaring.

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#13 Edited by Captain13 (4773 posts) - - Show Bio

@turel_hash_ak_gik: Batman's logo is big and he still looks like the Rock for some reason. The young justice designs have muscle tones more similar to what in-shape people actually look like. When did the DCU turn into Gears of War?

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#14 Posted by SupBatz (2186 posts) - - Show Bio

Absolutely too buff. But at least the character designs aren't as God-awful as they were in Flashpoint. That was just sad.

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

Looks ugh. Flashpoint's horrid anatomy was one of the downsides of the movie - I don't know how anyone can look at those disproportionate, elongated body types and not be weirded out.

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#18 Posted by jwalser3 (6127 posts) - - Show Bio

They are too buff. Thomas Wayne in Flashpoint was ridiculous. I could understand Cyborg, but Thomas...

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#19 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

What's with the fist of the North Star influence?

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#20 Posted by Kiltro95 (306 posts) - - Show Bio

Could be worse they could all be like Hyperion

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#21 Posted by Ninjablade09 (3255 posts) - - Show Bio

I would totally love if the movie's animation looked like this

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#22 Posted by ssejllenrad (13112 posts) - - Show Bio

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I would totally love if the movie's animation looked like this

The word you're looking for is "Art". Animation is the way they move, not the way their lines are drawn.

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#23 Edited by danhimself (21433 posts) - - Show Bio

yea I don't understand what happened to Phil Bourassa's stuff lately...his Young Justice designs were spot on but his stuff for Flashpoint and this look terrible

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#24 Posted by ssejllenrad (13112 posts) - - Show Bio

Supes and Bats are insanely huge but GL is alright. I mean yeah, pilots aren't buff like that but Hal's been drawn like a wrestler for quite some time now. From Jurgens to Reis to Lee to whoever... Hal's been that buff.

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#26 Posted by The_Greatest_Green_Lantern (78 posts) - - Show Bio

@mitran: Don't pretend you don't know what everyone is talking about

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#27 Posted by hyiena (5378 posts) - - Show Bio
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#28 Posted by Captain13 (4773 posts) - - Show Bio

Let's just compare Bruce Timm's quality New 52 Superman from his 75 year anniversary short

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to Jay Oliva and Phil Bourassa's cruddy, overly buff design work

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Please come back to DC animation, Mr. Timm! We need you! Since you left, things have gone to ****.

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#29 Posted by blkson (788 posts) - - Show Bio

They are way too big, which means Cyborg is going to be a f***king giant monster lol. Seeing as they keep trying to make him bigger than Superman for some reason.

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#30 Posted by MadFacedKid (6596 posts) - - Show Bio

They should stick to the YJ styled animation like they used in Doom and Crisis of two earths. I can live with it though

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#31 Posted by TommyJones1945 (751 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll probably need bigger pics to gauge the mach style, but yeah they are too big, and Supes and Hal's emblems are too small.

CIN.

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#32 Posted by kgb725 (19576 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman has been missing leg day in flashpoint

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#33 Posted by BallPointHero (135 posts) - - Show Bio

Everybody is on steroids ;p

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#34 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (9130 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone hasn't seen Public Enemies.

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