Newswire: Supergirl’s Red Tornado looks unafraid of battle, looking really goofy

Comic book shows and movies have a tricky problem to deal with when they want to be taken seriously: the often-ridiculous nature of their source material. That’s not meant as a dig at comic books, though, which are often beautiful and bright and wonderfully stupid, in ways that can be incredibly fun. But the urge to be seen as something that’s not just “for kids” does lead to a lot of things that are dumb in less enjoyable ways, like Batman riding around in a military assault vehicle instead of a souped-up sports car, or Superman dressing himself in the national colors of the United States Of Drabmerica.

So it’s cool to see the designers on CBS’s upcoming Supergirl just kind of going for it, showing off pictures of the antagonistic Red Tornado where he looks pretty darn goofy, in an appealingly comic-book way. Sure, Tornado …

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