And when the news broke, my Twitter feed almost collapsed as friends We're tweeting me links and wondered what I thought. I will say that people who know me well knew that I would absolutely love this costume. It is basically a variation of the Helen Slater movie costume (done in the comics as the Matrix costume). It is my favorite Supergirl costume.
Red skirt? Check!
Pointy yellow belt? Check!
Full shirt? Check!
Classic S-shield? Check!
I like the yellow piping on the S-shield with the blue background. It isn't the comic version with the full yellow background but that's okay. This will be her S-shield. It is still the El crest. but it's hers not Superman's.
And then the brilliant addition of tights under the skirt, a simple way to avoid the bike shorts controversy!
And with Slater on the show, the whole look of the costume is a nice nod to the movie and Slater's legacy!
It does look a little muted here but this is a dark shot. My guess is it will be a bit lighter in real life.
Seriously though. This is brilliant. I love it. LOVE IT!
But wait there's more!
There was a second shot of the costume with a close up of Melissa Benoist.
And look! She's smiling!!!
This looks just how Supergirl should look!
This isn't the dark grim Snyder universe! This is a brighter place with a smiling hero!
Seriously, producers Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler have the Midas touch. Everything seems right.
I said it yesterday and I'll say it again here.
I live in a world where there is a Supergirl show in production and it looks and sounds like it will be great!