#1 Posted by BlueArrow (256 posts) - - Show Bio

So if Dex-Starr is a normal cat from earth, then why is he blue? I have never seen a blue cat before. So is this just a comic book thing?

In this shot we see a bunch of normal cats and Dex-starr, so why is he blue and all the other cats normal? Is it just to better differentiate Dex-starr from normal cats like how the main characters in anime have crazy hair while people in the background have short black/brown hair?

#2 Posted by Vance Astro (91415 posts) - - Show Bio

He's grey.

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#3 Posted by Mercy_ (91883 posts) - - Show Bio
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#4 Posted by BlueArrow (256 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro:

#5 Posted by Vance Astro (91415 posts) - - Show Bio

He's dark grey.

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#6 Posted by Cap10nate (2737 posts) - - Show Bio

@BlueArrow: Blue contrasts really well with red (like Superman) making him more visually appealing than a black brown or grey cat. I'm sure they picked it for the visuals and not care that there are no blue cats.

#7 Edited by BlueArrow (256 posts) - - Show Bio

@Cap10nate: That makes sense

#8 Posted by Lance Uppercut (22979 posts) - - Show Bio

@Vance Astro said:

He's grey.

@Vance Astro said:

He's dark grey.

I don't know why this made me laugh.

#9 Posted by DCDoll666 (80 posts) - - Show Bio
#10 Edited by longbowhunter (7735 posts) - - Show Bio

I always assumed Geoff Johns initially thought him up as a space cat. Then when fleshing out his back story made him a regular ass earth cat. Cool story though. On a side note, I LOVE Russian Blues. Beautiful coats on those cats. Plus virtually no shedding. Sorry cat geek moment.

#11 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13684 posts) - - Show Bio

In addition to what Cap10nate said, there's probably a level of this intentionally happening, too:

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/HairColorDissonance

Essentially, in universe, he's gray, but he is drawn blue for artistic reasons.

this. the same deal as Tom from Tom and Jerry

#12 Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee (12660 posts) - - Show Bio

Because it's comics.

#13 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29510 posts) - - Show Bio

WHY IS ANYTHING ANYTHING?!