Justice League star Henry Cavill dons the iconic Action Comics #1 Superman costume in an impressive new concept design for the DC Extended Universe.
Like most superheroes, Superman has been given his fair share of colorful and inventive outfits over the years, but his iconic symbol started out vastly different than what it is today. On the front cover of Action Comics #1, the Last Son of Krypton is seen with a golden shield design on his chest featuring a red “S.” And although the symbol has had many redesigns, a cool concept design pays homage to Superman’s origins by giving Henry Cavill’s suit an old-school makeover.
The artwork from digital artist ‘jscomicart’ imagines Henry Cavill’s Superman with the golden shield on his chest with the red”S,” but keeps in line with the rest of the modern costume, featuring the textured pattern woven into the suit. The fan edit also adds a colorful flair to the classic duds Cavill first wore in 2013’s Man of Steel, changing the gold piping on his suit to red alongside an outline to the cuffs. The bulk of the suit is much deeper blue than the metallic design we saw in the Zack Snyder film. Take a look at Henry Cavill’s Superman in the Action Comics #1 suit below.
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Henry Cavill’s Superman will next be seen in Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut on the WarnerMedia streaming service HBO Max. Here’s the official synopsis for the movie:
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons, and Ciarán Hinds.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut will arrive on HBO Max in 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Henry Cavill’s Superman and the DC Extended Universe, and make sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more video content!