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Why is Lando wearing Han's clothes?

Every time I watch the 2nd family Guy Star Wars parody I keep forgetting to ask this but recently I saw it again. Near the end at the point where Lando and Chewie break off from the Rebal Fleet ...
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Why are Batman’s cape and cowl blue?

I understand that the bat logo on his chest is like a sigil, I understand that the yellow oval is to draw gunfire to the chest which is the only bullet proof part of his costume, I understand the ...
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What evidence confirms or denies the existence of Robin's utility belt?

Batman's utility belt is a vital component of the crime fighters gear. It would seem to make sense that both of the Caped Crusaders would utilize such a useful addition to their costumes. What canon ...
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Are Superman's costume changes scientifically possible (manipulating Atoms)?

In several 'dress changing' scenes in the original Superman movies starring Christopher Reeve, we can see that the movie director opted to show the audience that Clark Kent's ordinary clothing gets ...
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How did Robin fasten his strapless mask to his face, and how did he remove it?

Superheroes are able to fight and do any number of highly physical activities while keeping their strapless masks on and their identities secret. This would lead me to believe they use an adhesive of ...
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Why do Gallifreyans use Swastika's on their clothing?

Why do the Gallifreyan's use the Swastika insignia on their clothing? The Day of The Doctor features a sequence where the Dr(s) decide whether or not to use 'The weapon' destroy Gallifrey, thus ...
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Are these images of Nicolas Cage as Superman real?

I recently found out Nicolas Cage was involved in a cancelled Superman movie. I have seen a couple of images of him dressed as Supes The first image looks almost like a fake but it appear in many ...
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Why do fantasy writers depict pointy hats as the headgear of choice for Witches and Wizards?

They don't always wear a hat, but when they do, it's pointy. Why do fantasy writers depict pointy hats as the headgear of choice for Witches and Wizards?
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How were the original Star Trek phasers holstered without a belt or a pocket?

In the begining, phasers just sort of hung there on the crew members hip until they reached for it. Granted, there were times when they wore belts with holsters for the weapons, but sometimes the ...
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Why did Jonathan and Martha Kent attach a Cape to Superman's costume?

Due to baby Kal-El's super powers, Earth clothes didn't last long on him. So, Martha Kent used Kryptonian blankets to make a costume for him. If you can see the second image of the attached answer, ...
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How does Superman fasten his cape to his costume?

I was checking out the arms at his sides image included in this question and it made me wonder how Superman's cape is attached to his costume. His cape just disappears into his collar. While his ...
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Why did Spider-man have a six legged spider emblem on his costume?

I saw a funny panel Slytherincess posted in chat. It has a six legged emblem on Spideys costume. Is this a Stan Lee sanctioned version of the webslinger? Is there a ...
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How did Martha Kent modify the Kryptonian blanket that became Superman's costume?

From my comment on this question/answer Why wasn't Superman naked when he was lifting Luthor's artificial continent? Supposedly the blanket is made of a super strong fabric, which is why it ...
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Are comics shifting away from revealing costumes for women?

In the back pages of (the new) Captain Marvel #1 there is an interesting write-up about the decision making porcess behind her new costume compared to her older one, including how it was a product "of ...
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Why were the colours of Wolverine's costume yellow and blue?

After a little Google search, I couldn't find a canonical answer regarding why Wolverine used to wear those colours. Is it maybe because Wolverine just likes those colours?
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What do The Flash's earpiece emblems do?

What did the Flash's costume emblem earpieces do to help the Flash Family while they ran? Were they more than BLING?
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When did Catwoman start wearing a catsuit in the comics?

I'm currently reading Batman and Detective Comics published in 1982. Catwoman has shown up and I was surprised to see that she was wearing her original (and highly impractical) costume from her 1940s ...
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Which world renown fictional hero was the first to wear a skintight costume and a mask with no visible pupils?

It had to start somewhere. Which world renown fictional hero is credited as being the first to wear a skintight costume and a mask with no visible pupils?