MAN OF STEEL Toy Commercials Give Us A Look At Zod & His Army; Reveal Some New Details

Want to know exactly who or what "Black Zero" is? What type of back-up General Zod will be bringing to Earth with him? Then click ahead, but if you want to stay completely SPOILER free I would give it a miss..

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 10/16/2012
These leaked toy commercials are clearly far from the finished product (they use footage from Superman Returns) but they might just give us an idea of what to expect from General Zod's final costume, and some possible details on his "minions" too. Although the toys themselves are very cartoony likenesses of the characters, there are a few details revealed in the commercials that, if represented in the actual movie, would definitely be considered spoilers, so SPOILER WARNING..





Remember those rumors of a new villain called "Black Zero"? Well it seems that will be the name of Zod's pretty devastating sounding spaceship. Plus, we should probably expect him to show up with a "robot army" in the movie too.









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superman7 - 10/16/2012, 6:31 AM
hmm interesting... black zero AND Zod! If its true I cant wait for this one to come out!


First!
Mrcool210 - 10/16/2012, 6:36 AM
why do they keep using superman returns footage? couldnt WB let them have some footage of man of steel?
TheSonicScrew - 10/16/2012, 6:51 AM
It looks like there'll be a version of superman that's orange and yellow in the film, purely from the fact there's a version of that look in two different toys, which means it must come from the film in some part.

I'm guessing it's going to be a view of him flying extremely fast that he starts to burn up as opposed to a different suit colour...
nailbiter111 - 10/16/2012, 6:52 AM
so Zod becomes Uncle Fester?
RorMachine - 10/16/2012, 7:02 AM
Obviously they are using footage from Superman Returns because they are not the final versions, and they didn't want them leaking - which they were clearly right to worry about - with footage from MOS.
elessarundomiel2382 - 10/16/2012, 7:03 AM
all crap.......Marvel Toys are way better
UltimaRex - 10/16/2012, 7:05 AM
The only thing that's stopping me from saying "fake" is the fact Zod's chest emblem looks something like the little bit that we saw in the spy pic.

That said, where's Faora?

So robots, tanks and Black Zero is a ship of some kind?

Bring it on.
YOUNGBL00D - 10/16/2012, 7:05 AM
Post pics please
GuardianAngel - 10/16/2012, 7:06 AM
I really hope Zod doesn't look like that.
UltimaRex - 10/16/2012, 7:08 AM
@elessarundomiel2382. So you care about kid's toys huh?

Fine. I'll wait for Hot toys like everyone else.
IIIAdamantiumIII - 10/16/2012, 7:08 AM
SOOOOOOO GAY! if i was a child i would be insulted they made such toys
DarthBob - 10/16/2012, 7:08 AM
A robot army? Seriously? How trite and cliche. I lose more interest in this with every new snippet of info that gets released. I'm thinking Zod looks like Kojak; who loves ya baby!
BigCrupZilla - 10/16/2012, 7:08 AM
@sonic screw not necessarilly. We see Batman toys crazy flight gear and diff color schemes and they are never in the movie. HOPWEVER, did anyone peep the black and silver suited supes? THAT might be in the movie
superotherside - 10/16/2012, 7:15 AM
Heh, that was cool, I really want a trailer now. :)
UltimaRex - 10/16/2012, 7:18 AM
@YOUNGBL00D. Here you go.





The robe isn't part of the costume. It looks like Zod will have a cape.
ElShumway - 10/16/2012, 7:20 AM
´´Zod is activating the gravity beam`` - makes sense since we saw a blue beam in the Comic-Con trailer and cars flying upwards. But, since when is Zod bald? And why is the supposed date on these commercials 2011??? Smells like fake.
ElShumway - 10/16/2012, 7:36 AM
It's also funny how these videos have the fan made S logo and not the official one. Yeah. Fake is as fake does!
UltimaRex - 10/16/2012, 7:42 AM
@GordonShumway. Probably because it was shot in 2011. Which explains the placeholder head on Zod. Of course that means they'll have to shoot it again. That is, if it's not fake anyway...
TheAbomination - 10/16/2012, 7:44 AM
Just give us the damn trailer already.
jimoakley666 - 10/16/2012, 7:50 AM
So. [frick]ing. Sick. Of these Adid-ASS trolling adverts featuring that little [frick]ing orange gay!
Maia87 - 10/16/2012, 7:50 AM
These commercials are sooo LAME...The toys sucks too. Plastic man, WTF?
grampageezer - 10/16/2012, 7:51 AM
So, according to the toys, Superman will be able to stretch like Mr. Fantastic?
What's next? being able to turn invisible and/or set himself on fire at will?

I am not looking forward to this flick at all. Which means, maybe if my expectations are low, I may end up thinking it didn't suck all that much once I see it.
Ancar - 10/16/2012, 7:53 AM
It looks so fake... I don't know!
LFANCH - 10/16/2012, 8:01 AM
Man those toys suck.
Kevinwillpeabodyproperties - 10/16/2012, 8:01 AM
The comic con trailer is the best trailer I have ever seen in my life. Music, wow
BackwardGalaxy - 10/16/2012, 8:21 AM
Freakin' painful.
imnotwearinghockeypants - 10/16/2012, 8:26 AM
Not sure that classifies as a spoiler.
YOUNGBL00D - 10/16/2012, 8:28 AM
Thanks ULTIMAREX
Azrael725 - 10/16/2012, 8:31 AM
Soooooo . . . Zod is going to look like an Engineer?
AreTudaEDub - 10/16/2012, 8:32 AM
Some one please post screen grabs. I can't see the vids on my phone.
valeriesghost - 10/16/2012, 8:32 AM
And what looks fake about this commercial? Yes, it was made last year, It takes a while for manufacturing and final changes to a massive product like Superman, and remember, this movie was suppose to come out in Decemeber of this year, this could have been made with that in mind. And of course they used footage from SR. They needed to fill this space and there's NO WAY they would release clips to a [frick]ing toy company. And above all else, quit bitching, its a toy made for a 7 year old. get over it.

I like the idea of a robot army simply because it gives Supes a chance to really tear ass in the movie. We need lots of action from supes and fighting the same 2 people the entire movie would get dull.
Optimus83 - 10/16/2012, 8:38 AM
¡¡¡BOW BEFORE ZOD!!!
ManofwooD - 10/16/2012, 9:03 AM
This looks aweful.
cabbie655 - 10/16/2012, 9:08 AM
So Superman can now strecht. Doesn't look bad though.
Facade - 10/16/2012, 9:11 AM
Ages 3+ lol
Supes17 - 10/16/2012, 9:16 AM
I can just grab my Superman action figure and throw it at other toys and shit:P
Supes17 - 10/16/2012, 9:17 AM
And just because the stupid toy stretches doesnt mean Superman will be able to in the film -____-
Bobbywoodhogan - 10/16/2012, 9:20 AM
Haha so lame but I love it/

Zod's Robot army maybe there wont be multiple Kryptonians after all.
GIFfreyGinsberg - 10/16/2012, 9:28 AM
Superman Exploders!!!!! :P

Sounds like all those sliders gave him a rough night on the toilet.
MidKnight35 - 10/16/2012, 9:31 AM
Anyone pay any attention to the Black Zero reference. If this is true that is a spoiler right there. Black Zero is several personas in the Superman mythos. Most notably in pre-criss he was the person responsible for destroying Krypton. In post-crisis Black Zero was a kryptonian terrorist organization. This is the most likely scenario, and that Zod in some capacity was responsible for Krypton's destruction.
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