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« on: March 24, 2018, 09:43:01 pm »

Since I'm using my phone, I can't post any links.  But has anybody seen Zack Levi in costume?  It's actually right out of the comics.  No sculpted leather...no muted colors.  It's an actual, honest to goodness, CAPTAIN MARVEL costume.

Also, this is said to be a fun, family film.  Totally different direction from WB's normal dark, grim, casuality filled gray-fest .

Just Google Zachary Levi Shazam costume.
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2018, 10:17:39 pm »

I'm just not getting my hopes up for much of anything anymore.  While the comics are good and getting better, just about everything else DC is doing now is disappointing.  If Shazam is great, fantastic.  If not, I've got a pile of comics and trades to read.  I can happily ignore the rest. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2018, 11:35:26 pm »

I hear ya, GARD.  I'm not excited about it either, but I found it very interesting that they were going in a different direction. 
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2018, 10:47:26 am »

Don't get me wrong, this could have potential.  I'm just not holding my breath.  I'm more interested in what they do for toys from this movie that I am in the movie itself. 
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2018, 07:08:45 pm »

shazam is a favorite of mine when I was little but i'm not feeling this movie yet.It looks like they are doing it like the gary frank arc a while back which I can see as a modern movie.I'm surprised how much the costume is taken from the modern look.
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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2018, 01:07:30 pm »

I keep seeing all these new stories about the costume --  yet not one pic! Was this a leaked image that got taken down?

If they are giving him padded costume -- that's a disappointment.
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2018, 11:47:02 am »

Well it's about effin' time.

Not bad --- but have to say those boots looks ridiculous -- much worse than buccaneer style boots! I'm pretty sure, though, that the are padding the costume to achieve Captain Marvel-level anatomy.

https://www.cbr.com/shazam-movie-first-look-zachary-levi/
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2018, 12:58:23 pm »

Outside of the boots I quite like it.  I do like the button-flap look he's sported from time to time, but I could see why they went with something simpler.  Over-complicated costumes were a part of the "seriousing" of super-heroes.  Cap should be pure.
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2018, 01:34:29 pm »

He looks pretty darned great, but I agree about the boots.  Obviously, this is a huge departure from Zack Snyder's "All Dark All the Time" DCEU.

I'll bet the Civilians won't even guess this is a DC flick, and that's probably for the best.  Can you imagine the confusion if this was called CAPTAIN MARVEL!??
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