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UPDATE: First Image of Ben Affleck as Batman & His Batmobile!

Yesterday, director of the upcoming Batman vs. Superman Zack Snyder tweeted a picture of what fans could easily assume is the new Batmobile that will appear in the film.  However, the vehicle was covered by a tarp, with the caption “Could be time to pull the tarp…Tomorrow?” leading to speculation that we could see the Batmobile’s full design today.  For a refresher (although how could it stray from anyone’s mind?) see yesterday’s teaser below:

BncsTOSCYAAl99e.jpg-largeToday, Snyder offered up just what he alluded to….and more.  This morning the director tweeted out yet another picture, featuring a better look at the Batmobile, as well as- quite possibly something not many were expecting to see for at least another month or two- our first official look at Ben Affleck dawning the new Batsuit.  Here’s the official tweet:

Initial thoughts?  Obviously from what we’ve learned so far, it seems like Bats vs. Supes will receive simply love-or-hate feedback right up until the day it hits theaters (and potentially afterwards).  Personally,  this suit to me feels very refreshing.  Not as armor-built as Nolan’s Batsuit, and seems to have a lot of influence drawn from the classic Dark Knight Returns comics.  The Batmobile looks like a pure hybrid of the Tim Burton design and the Christopher Nolan tumbler.

Found on Facebook is an edited version of the reveal photo, changing the tone and making it a bit lighter.  You can see from the edited pic below that the suit is in fact a gray color, and Affleck looks to be very well-toned (someone you’d hope would pair up against Kal-El in battle).

1901435_10152041199391174_1145203436241069300_nWhat do you think about the new Batman suit Ben Affleck will wear?  Stay tuned for more, as we can only expect the suits for Wonder Woman and Superman to be revealed sooner than later.

Batman vs. Superman is set to hit theaters on May 6th, 2016, directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, & Laurence Fishburne.

Written by Josh Sazin on 5/13/14

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2 comments on “UPDATE: First Image of Ben Affleck as Batman & His Batmobile!

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