The path of a superhero is thorny and difficult. The fight against evil is not only the possession of a special power that will inspire fear in the villains and delight fans. The choice of costume is also important. It should be comfortable, durable, as well as stylish, and recognizable. Many superheroes have spent decades perfecting their image. To what extent do they succeed, judge for yourself.
Ron Perlman in Hellboy Hero (2004) and David Harbor in Hellboy (2019).
Lewis Wilson in Batman (1943) and Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
TV series “Power Rangers” (1993) and the film “Power Rangers” (2017).
John Wesley Shipp in The Flash (1990) and Ezra Miller in The Flash (2022).
David Ackroyd in Exo-man (1977) and Robert Downey Jr in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man (2002) and Tom Holland in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
Lou Ferrigno in The Incredible Hulk: Return (1988) and Mark Ruffalo in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Reb Brown in Captain America (1979) and Chris Evans in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Lee Meriwether in Batman Returns (1966) and Zoë Kravitz in Batman (2022).
Linda Carter in Wonder Woman (1975-1979) and Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984 (2020).
Cesar Romero in Batman (1966) and Joaquin Phoenix in Joker (2019).
Kirk Alyn in Superman (1948) and Henry Cavill in Man of Steel (2021).
Ben Affleck in Daredevil (2003) and Charlie Cox in Daredevil (2015-2018).
Hugh Jackman in X-Men (2000) and Wolverine: Immortal (2013).
Eric Allan Kramer in The Incredible Hulk: Return (1988) and Chris Hemsworth in Thor: The Dark World (2013).
Peter Weller in RoboCop (1987) and Joel Kinnaman in RoboCop (2014).
Helen Slater in Supergirl (1984) and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015).
David Hasselhoff in Decapitate the Hydra (1998) and Samuel L. Jackson in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (1990) and the film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2014).
Many heroes have thoroughly changed their costumes, some of them have focused on the details, without deviating from the original idea. It is worth saying that most of the reincarnations were a success, making the appearance of the characters even more expressive.