It’s no surprise that ‘Man of Steel’ feels both modern and traditional – a halfway house between the broodier Nolan way of shaking things up and the louder, bone-crunching style that director Zack Snyder established with films such as ‘300’ and ‘Sucker Punch’. This is a film that is punchy, engaging and fun, even if it slips into a final 45 minutes of explosions and fights during which reason starts to vanish and the science gets muddy.
The snappy seersucker super-suit worn by Henry Cavill in ‘Man of Steel’ got us thinking about hero costumes. Sure, some of them are truly iconic, from Spidey’s eye-scorching primary colours to Batman’s shut-up-I’m-brooding black leather ensemble. But other masked avengers just don’t have the same instinctive feel for fashion. Here are the ten daftest, cheapest, most deeply embarrassing superhero outfits.