COMICS: Geoff Johns Unveils Zatanna's "New" Look For JUSTICE LEAGUE #22

COMICS: Geoff Johns Unveils Zatanna's "New" Look For JUSTICE LEAGUE #22

The writer has debuted a sketch of Zatanna's new costume via Twitter, and it looks pretty much like her classic pre-New 52 look - minus the top hat. Yes, the fishnets are gone from her arms and are back on her legs! Check out the pic after the jump..

When DC's characters underwent their New 52 makeovers, many of the female superheroes were given more conservative looking costumes. But now things seem to be reverting back to classic status, as a few of those same characters are starting to debut less practical duds more akin to their original outfits. Wonder Woman lost her pants pretty quickly, Powergirl has her "boob window" back, and now Zatanna is rocking the fishnets once again.

Will we see any other characters revert back to their original looks?

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edwardshiro - 4/3/2013, 8:56 PM
Jollem - 4/3/2013, 9:04 PM
semitemos tah pot eht raew retteb ehs. ti ekil i
Asterisk - 4/3/2013, 9:06 PM
Much better. Still miss the hat.
WarnerBrother - 4/3/2013, 9:07 PM
Looks like a combo of the classic Zatanna outfit and her early 80's look with the purple cape and that red thing in her hair.
PsyGuy - 4/3/2013, 9:09 PM
WOW. This is amazing.

sappro - 4/3/2013, 9:10 PM
Pretty cool, way better than New 52 version 1.0
ScottMontgomery - 4/3/2013, 9:16 PM
No hat = disappointed
DioFoRio - 4/3/2013, 9:17 PM
lol jollem...glad they kept the fishnet at least.
Darriann - 4/3/2013, 9:18 PM
Looks like Silk Spector with a cape.
DrDoom - 4/3/2013, 9:20 PM
Classic look is better
gandalf550 - 4/3/2013, 9:21 PM
An improvement from the New 52 look.
gandalf550 - 4/3/2013, 9:21 PM
But the classic one is still the best.
MementoMori - 4/3/2013, 9:39 PM
Agreed with all those who say the classic look is the best. I dunno why, but the hat just sells it for me.
JatevinM - 4/3/2013, 9:40 PM
I really like it
LikeAPhoenix - 4/3/2013, 9:40 PM
Jhepff Jonzz is a fricken genius! What's next? Green, yellow, red, chartreuse, lavender,... Zantanas?? Boggles the mind!


JayJayCAW - 4/3/2013, 9:43 PM
sweet, love Zatanna :D
ABLEE337 - 4/3/2013, 9:43 PM
I like it, but I wish she had her hat too.
Brokensteel1228 - 4/3/2013, 9:45 PM
HMMMM i like it
SnapperCarr - 4/3/2013, 9:52 PM
CavEl - 4/3/2013, 9:57 PM
What was wrong with this one?

DC trading respectability for sleaze, huh?
fawfulmark2 - 4/3/2013, 10:00 PM
norseman79 - 4/3/2013, 10:11 PM
Sleaze?! Lmao... Some of you pussies get offended by anything.
ComicBookGoth - 4/3/2013, 10:16 PM
feels kinda like the Identity Crisis costume.

but nothing beats wand and fishnets.

xcrementus - 4/3/2013, 10:18 PM
Costumes like this are the reason why female superheroes aren't taken seriously. If they're just there as eye candy, why should we give a crap?

Not only that, but it alienates female readers, which the industry sorely needs. DC really needs to wake up a little bit.

Costumes like Captain Marvel's, Storm/Psylocke's new UXF costumes, and Rogue/Scarlet Witch's Uncanny Avengers costumes are forward thinking, practical, and still retain iconic elements.
JYCowboy - 4/3/2013, 10:26 PM
So what happen to that new Less Sexist policy, DC?

Didn't see as many comic sales, did ya'?

Bojac - 4/3/2013, 10:34 PM
Before you start shitting on it with the oversexualized female heroes bit (which yes is a real problem) - Zatanna, Wonder Woman, and Power Girl are the ones that own their "overt" sexiness (especially Power Girl, who to me is the female equivalent of Guy Gardner). Zatanna was always 'Va Va Voom' (what with the whole being-a-performer-in-Vegas thing) and if you've noticed - she's surprisingly covered.
Bojac - 4/3/2013, 10:40 PM
Let's atleast shit on it for being an ugly costume.
mgeoff88 - 4/3/2013, 10:44 PM
Yah, they really are going back to the old designs. She needs her top hat.

@Jollem I hope she gets her top hat back.

@xcrementus I completely agree with you. On the big screen, she'll get a more conservative redesign.

I don't know if that will ever really change in comics though.

@Ski1The1realest1ever A woman wearing fishnet stockings is for gay people?

That makes me gay then, because I think it's hot when women wear fishnet stockings.
FlixMentallo21 - 4/3/2013, 11:06 PM
I think they were going for a slight homage to the second costume she wore while she was part of the Satellite-era/Detroit-era League, with elements of her trademark 'tux'.
loki668 - 4/3/2013, 11:18 PM

That comment made my day.

Lord Loki has spoken
NextHero08 - 4/3/2013, 11:27 PM
female superheroes aren't taken seriously because of the outfits they wear...yea, that's why.
StealthPWNAGE - 4/4/2013, 12:18 AM
They might as well get Greg Land to do all their art work!
phoenixforce9 - 4/4/2013, 12:56 AM
looks like a sailormoon costume lol
Jollem - 4/4/2013, 2:44 AM
RexDartEskimoSpy - 4/4/2013, 3:09 AM
It's not a uniform and she's not a superhero. It's a stage costume and she's a performer. And occasionally she hangs out with superheroes and saves their bacon.
SuperPopSTOP - 4/4/2013, 3:48 AM
Something unique about that top hat & heels! Lose the boots..."been there, done that"! Cape & boots are sooooo lame! Please show some originality! Why not go back to the root of her costume & reference some sexy magician's assistants! Now there's a thought!
xcrementus - 4/4/2013, 4:04 AM
of course you wouldn't take them seriously, if they were dressed like strippers and whores. You can look heroic without looking like street trash.

Its one of the biggest reasons females don't read comics. that's a fact. That's why the new Captain Marvel series has a huge female following now, because the images aren't so garish. She LOOKS like a superhero, and she acts like an actual woman, not an object.

Wonder Woman changing back to bikini bottoms was just a terrible move long-term. She really can't be a credible feminist superhero dressed like that.

Between this, and hiring Orson Scott "gigantic bigot" Card to write Superman, and their changing Starfire into a tramp, Im beginning to think DC doesn't care about the long game.
Kyos - 4/4/2013, 5:03 AM
CyberBishop - 4/4/2013, 5:22 AM
Nah... In like the classic look...
DRMidNite - 4/4/2013, 6:30 AM
Two words:


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