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More Smallville/Justice Society Images!

In case that promo left you wanting more..

I know people had mixed feelings over what Hawkman will look like on the Smallville "Absolute Justice" JSA crossover episode (myself included).  Last week we saw the actual promo for the episode and it might've reassured some people.  Seeing the cameos of other JSA members was pretty cool.  It's been my understanding that we'll mainly be seeing Hawkman, Stargirl and Dr. Fate.  The promo did have a glimpse of Dr. Fate but what about Stargirl?  
 
Michael Ausiello at EW.com got a couple sweet images that let us see what these three heroes will look like. 




That's Michael Shanks as Hawkman (beating up on Justin Hartley's Green Arrow), Brent Stait as Doctor Fate and Britt Irvin as Stargirl.  What do you think?  Cool or too...rubbery?
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Posted by Sentinel of Magic

It looks cool, but I'll have to see it in action first. I can't wait for the Green Arrow and Hawkman arrguments!
Posted by Decept-O

There will be haters, but I'm not one of them.  This is great.  Wow, at seeing these characters come to life, so to speak.   I like it all.  Great!! 
Posted by Quest

i think they all look a kinda bad stargirls staff looks bad and doctor fate helmet looks a little rubbery 

Posted by Moomin123

I think Hawkman's helmet is way too big for his head. Dr. Fate looks good and Stargirl's mask looks like she bought it at a corner shop.
Edited by crazed_h3ro

This is so f ing awesome, can't wait for the episodes. 
love Dr.Fate's coustom and stargirl's too,kinda like her staff its...different   ^_^ 
why does stargirl's mask looks like she stole it from "Batman forever" or the "steel"movies? it's not that great, Booooooo = (
Posted by ~The Wanderer~

Hmm...could have been a lot worse...
Never been a fan of Dr. Fate's amulet though =/

Edited by johnny_spam

I have a problem with them wearing costumes before Superman. 
 
I am seeing a "Watchmen" effect here though the idea of another group of heroes that retired seems like the Minutemen in Watchmen also in watchmen the older group wore they exact costumes from the comic so maybe that's what this is. Also I don't think it should have been Stargirl Jesse Quick would make more sense.

Posted by crazed_h3ro
@johnny spam:
LOL I was just thinking of that   ^_^. And why does most of his friends already know clark has superpowers.
Posted by Pez85

Dr. Fate and Stargirl look like they just came from Trick or Treating.

Posted by dc-kid21

looks ok

Posted by Lost_Rellik

I love Hawkman, but I guess for a Tv show thats as good as he is getting. Fate looks pretty sweet from the neck down, the helmet looks like its from a childs costume. As for stargirl, she seems alright.
Posted by Kid_Zombie

Maichal shanks as hawkman? sounds like good casting to me! He looks better there then he did in that first picture, but his helmut looks way to big for his head. Dr. fate looks good...but something off about him, and american dream(is that her name?) looks good except her mask looks weird. But other then those things looks good!.
I havent been caught up on smallvillie in a very long time but i will watch these episodes i think. But if everyone has costumes, why isent superman, superman yet? wasent he the first superhero in the comics?( i dont know if he was dont really read DC) but i think he was. But this is cool, leading to many more cameos down the road. imagine a bruce wayne cameo in it? Who would play him? I would have to say joshua jackson ha ha because he was the runner up for batman in batman begins and is now a gaining star again with his new show and has a solid relationship with WB. So that who i think would play it if he would ever apear in the show. But now im way off topic ha ha sorry.
Have a good one all!

Posted by PrinceIMC

I'm excited about seeing these characters but not so much on the costumes. Though maybe this will make Clark ditch the black matrix outfit and put on the red and blue.

Posted by BOSSTOAD

Hawkman still looks looks crap, the rest look a little rubbery.

Posted by Watch Dog

Hawkman looks way better here than in the first pic
Dr. Fate and Star Girl  look  a little cheese 
I don't care I am still going to watch this.

Posted by MrCipher

My only question is this: Why are they starting to put JLU characters in (prorper) costumes in the series but not Superman or Green Arrow (at least not in their right costumes)?
This series is so disjointed.
Edited by crazed_h3ro
@MrCipher:
LOL  ^_^
Posted by Dark Sandman

Hawkman and Green Arrow are nice, but like others said, Dr. Fate's helmet's both too rubbery and too big and Stargirl's mask looks...cheap I would say.  They should get some fan feedback and rethink the latter two costumes.

Posted by Mr.Hulk_Smashin'!

Dr. Fate reminds me of the 90's Captain America Movie

Posted by Dr. Detfink

Yea, not too much of a fan of Fate's costume...the rest looks fine.

Posted by HaloKing343

Realistic spin on the comic costumes. I like the idea. It's very "Watchmen-isk".

Posted by aouric
@MrCipher: Great question I totally agree with you on that!
Posted by Bruce Vain

I am digging the sh%^ out of this I mean Dr.Fate looks bada$$. And honestly Hawkman doesn't look that bad at all. I think the problem is that they got an actor who is decent sized when they should've gotten an actor who was much bigger like Hawkman is suppose to be. I think what I like most about these costumes is that it kind of has that old time look to it like from the movie Mystery Men & the '89 Batman. Cause essentially that's what they are they're the Golden Age heroes not the Modern Age so I'm not complaining if some people find it too "rubbery" .
Posted by HaloKing343
@MrCipher said:
"My only question is this: Why are they starting to put JLU characters in (prorper) costumes in the series but not Superman or Green Arrow (at least not in their right costumes)?This series is so disjointed. "

Good point. We have definitally waited too long for Superman to finally arrive. When's he finally going to get his costume?
Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir

    
Nuff said
Posted by McCarthy

I'm dissappointed. Smallville was all about making the DC superheroes cool and modern, but these guys look way too similar to their comic-book costumes. Green Arrow, Aquaman, and The Flash all had really cool modern costumes, but Hawkman has corny looking feathers and Dr. Fate and Stargirl have bright colored suits as well. I was hoping for something that fit the Smallville tone better.
Posted by drawme

Definitely cool.

Posted by Crazy Pan

LAME. LAME LAME. LAME!!!!

Posted by The_Martian

They look awful.

Posted by aouric

I think we could all say that we're looking forward to seeing an episode of Smallville with heroes that somewhat resembles what they look like in comics. But also I do agree with most of you here on the post, the costumes with the exception of Hawkman could have been a little better, Dr. Fate's helmet is a little big also and I won't go far as insulting Brent Stait but I think costume designer could have done a little better to make his costume more form fitting with better materials, same goes for Stargirl.
 
But I guess it's better than no one trying at all...

Posted by Catastrophic

Wow. Really reminded me of Watchmen. I won't complain much about the rubbery effect as they were golden age heroes. I wish they air brushed Dr. Fate's costume to make it more metallic looking. However, the actors should have been tougher than the ones originally casted.

Posted by Overguardian

I'm mixed. 
On one hand I'm glad the show is moving away from those lame costumes they had before. There's a difference between "Realistic" and "Boring", people. 
But these look sorta cheap. Fate's helmet doesn't look like actual metal, and what's with Stargirl's mask? Why make it out of rubber or whatever, what's wrong with a felt mask?
Posted by 4Essence

WTF is up with Stargirl's mask? Yeah Fate's helmet looks like a kid's costume. 
Should be a good story though!

Posted by crazywolf
@Kid_Zombie said:

"Maichal shanks as hawkman? sounds like good casting to me! He looks better there then he did in that first picture, but his helmut looks way to big for his head. Dr. fate looks good...but something off about him, and american dream(is that her name?) looks good except her mask looks weird...
 
But this is cool, leading to many more cameos down the road. imagine a bruce wayne cameo in it? "

@G-Man said: 

That's Michael Shanks as Hawkman (beating up on Justin Hartley's Green Arrow), Brent Stait as Doctor Fate and Britt Irvin as Stargirl.

I doubt Bruce Wayne will ever make a cameo unless Warner Brothers allowed it. Still not certain what the issue is with these studios. It's the main reason why Wayne has never made an appearance no matter how many doors are opened by other guest stars. 
 
I don't watch Smallville regularly but I check out guest star eps like the Legion, Black Canary, Impulse, Cyborg and others. I'll watch the JSA episodes since its 2 eps put together like a movie. Like to see how Doctor Fate and Hawkman turn out in live action.
 
Posted by Benzo

I hope mr terrific and wildcat will appear in this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by ARMIV

I love how they're actually going for the actual look of the characters.

Posted by mavfan626
@BOSSTOAD said:
"Hawkman still looks looks crap, the rest look a little rubbery. "
Posted by EganTheVile1

it's nice to see the characters in actual costumes instead of hooded sweatshirts and sunglasses, lol
Posted by Misk14

cool cant wait til january!!!

Posted by Lady Tlieso

The only thing that really screams out at me is Stargirls mask, it looks cheap.

Posted by goldenkey

just don't know yet 

Posted by goldenkey

Hey do you guys remember Genertion X and their orange costumes?  this could be a lot worse
Posted by TheBug

Hawkman's wings are wimpy, and I am not crazy about Dr.Fate's helmet, but everything else has me pretty stoked.  
 
Loving the classic Ollie VS Carter. :)
Posted by Day Hunter

cool but no more sandman? :(

Posted by DickieSwift

I wish Jack Knight would have been on Smallville. Stargirl is jumping the gun and typical idiocy.

Posted by FoxxFireArt
So, by mixed feelings over Hawkman, did you mean either laughter, confusion, or disgust?
 
Well now, I thought Hawkman was bad, and he really is; but Stargirl looks like something out of a bad porno movie with a costume theme. They could call it "Courtney does the JLA". Nothing against the actress, Britt Irvin. It's just, you could buy a better mask at a Halloween Express.
 
She looks how Greg Land would imagine Stargirl.
Posted by Question08

You can see the seem where the two sides of Hawkmans plastic mace are fused together.  The denizens of the internet refer to this as FAIL
Posted by hpwaz

how retarded are hawkman's wings! VERY!!
Posted by War Killer

I don"t get why everyone is doing so much whining, isn't this what the fans wanted, didn' they want more heroes appearing in the show, I mean I don"t get what the big deal is, I don't think Hawkman looks that bad, Dr. Fate looks okay, Stargirl's mask is a little big but other then that she looks fine, I just don't get why all of thefans who were asking fdor this are nw saying they hate it, this is what you wanted, stop crying over the fact that you have it.

Posted by AngelFrost

Stargirl! <3
 
They could have modernised her costume, but she still looks hot. I'm just glad they kept her as a blond. Not like they did with Mia.

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