It didn’t help Red Riding Hood.
Edna Mode retorts capes.
I’ll agree with the it-looks-cool explanation for Supes.
And, yes, it looks cool.
Haven’t you heard? Capes are out; dusters are in!Nick Fury, Starlord, Blade, Pariah, Gambit, Constantine, even Ol’ man Logan. It’s all about the coat.
According to the first (or maybe second?) episode of Supergirl, the cape helps with aerodynamics.
Are they becoming reprints?
Maybe he’s just shy about people looking at his butt!
As his clothing is also indestructible, his cape could afford protection to shield us mere mortals should the need arise……
I wonder how come nobody ever bothered to step on Batman’s cape during a fight?
Actually, his Mom, Martha Kent, designed it.
In the real world, the answer is that Superman dresses like a trapeze artist entering the ring. (The cape would come off before the performance.) Supergirl, on the other hand, is dressed as an ice skater, but with the cape because it’s part of the Super—— look. (Even Krypto the Superdog has a cape.)
April 08, 2014