Will Superman Wear the Black Recovery Suit in “Justice League”?

When returning from the grave after his battle to the death with Doomsday in the comic books in 1993, Superman wore a black Kryptonian recovery suit. With the Man of Steel having perished in the film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, many fans think that Superman’s return in “Justice League” will also see him wear a black “recovery suit” of some kind.

This idea started in August 2016 when Henry Cavill posted a photo to his Instagram account of what appeared to be a close-up of an all black Superman costume.


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A Mattel “Justice League Mighty Mini Figure” advertised on BestBuy.com may just have confirmed the appearance of the black Kryptonian suit in the “Justice League” movie.

This wouldn’t be the first time the release of a toy or action figure for a film has been the source of spoiler information. I guess we’ll know for sure in less than two months when “Justice League” is relased.

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September 20, 2017 10:21 am

Still not convinced, not saying there’s no chance, but that I’m not convinced. The picture from Henry’s Instagram is black on black with silver behind the S. To me that just says filter, to test it I took a picture of my BvS Superman statue, and put it under a black and white filter. The blue turned black and the red turned black while the yellow turned silver. And the toy is just a toy, if there were more collectables like the pop figures, in black I’d be more convinced. Then in the trailer we can see the bit of… Read more »

September 23, 2017 1:29 pm
Reply to  Clark_Jo

It would be Super cool if he did. I think it’s going to happen.

September 20, 2017 11:15 am

Of course he’ll appear in the black suit. It makes him look more like Batman.

September 20, 2017 11:36 am
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Funny but sadly true.

September 20, 2017 12:36 pm
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Indeed. Ye shall have no false deities before the all mighty godninja. ..but of course they’ll still say it’s Clark that’s too powerful and “unrelatable”. Ugh.

September 21, 2017 8:58 am

OH for Krypton’s sake – Superman Doomsday 2007 DVD release anyone?

September 21, 2017 2:10 pm

Black is just not his color

September 21, 2017 4:19 pm
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None of the colors Superman has weared in these movies is his color. But wearing (the 1st minutes we see him in JL) the black recovery suit is the only hing this Superman has in common with the comics.

September 21, 2017 11:52 pm
Reply to  kal-bert

What rubbish.

September 22, 2017 9:33 am
Reply to  manofsteel

But true.

September 23, 2017 1:58 pm

Sadly true