New 52 Metallo looks like pure ass

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#1 Posted by jointron33 (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

Terrible case of Johns' Silver Age wankery.

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

New 52? Wasn't that by Grant Morrison and Rags Morales?

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

I personally like it - it looks suitably goofy for Superman's early days. But I do hope that if Metallo reappears in modern times, that he has a more updated look.

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#4 Posted by danhimself (21433 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah I'm not sure why you would blame his appearance on Johns when he didn't design him or actually design any of the New 52 characters...he may have had some input but that would be about it

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#5 Posted by Outside_85 (23518 posts) - - Show Bio

I could imagine that he will slowly loose more and more of his human parts. That said, I think the old design might have been a bit too close to the Terminator (mainly), and for those who play WH40k, the Necrons.

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#6 Posted by SupremeHyperion (1811 posts) - - Show Bio

it looks like a mix between stilt-man and quasimodo. horrible look and highlights nothing that made the Metallo of old interesting.

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#7 Posted by jointron33 (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

I mentioned Johns because it reeks of his Silver age loving influence. They need to burn this design........or rather, Byrne it.

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#8 Posted by CrazyScarecrow (2312 posts) - - Show Bio

@jointron33: I love most things about the Silver Age, but Silver Age Metallo was not one of them.

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#9 Edited by LaserLambert (641 posts) - - Show Bio

What is remotely silver age about him?

Silver Age
Silver Age
New 52
New 52

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#10 Posted by jointron33 (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

@laserlambert: Ok bronze age. And iron man is a ripoff of metallo

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#11 Edited by LaserLambert (641 posts) - - Show Bio

@jointron33 said:

@laserlambert: Ok bronze age. And iron man is a ripoff of metallo

I'm gonna ignore the second half.

Bronze
Bronze

again, what is the similarity? New52 doesn't wear orange and green, he also doesn't wear a mask.

Only similarity I see is that they are both wearing suits instead of being a cyborg, which to me is an improvement, because Cyborg Superman is the superior Cyborg in this day and age. I like both the New52 Metallo and Bronze age Metallo (and also golden age 'Metalo')

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#13 Posted by deaditegonzo (4168 posts) - - Show Bio

What is remotely silver age about him?

Silver Age
Silver Age
New 52
New 52

Silver Age is a LOT better, as is Alex Ross' homage to silver age Metallo:

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As is, my favourite version, from Superman the Animated Series:

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The new one really does look like a**, and its more Morrison's fault.

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#14 Posted by jointron33 (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

Byrne Metallo needs to "meta" show up and kill the new Metallo.

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