Hot on the heels of yesterday's teaser about the Batmobile that's going to be appearing in Man of Steel 2, AKA Batman Vs. Superman, AKA Justice League Prequel: Avengers Made A Billion Dollars So I Guess We're Doing That Now, director Zack Snyder has delivered on his promise by revealing not just more of the car, but, in a surprising twist, Batman himself, as played by Ben Affleck.

As for the Batmobile, well, we still don't get a very good look at it, but considering that Batman himself shows up, I think that's as fair a tradeoff as we can be expecting. And if you were worried that he might not be frowning enough, set your mind at ease. He definitely looks pretty upset for a dude standing next to a rocket car. Maybe he's bummed because everything is under an inch of soot?

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Judging by the short ears and the larger symbol on Batman's chest and the idea of making it look more like a costume and less like functional body armor, the costume that Ben Affleck will be sporting on the big screen next year on May 6 is clearly inspired by Frank Miller's classic The Dark Knight Returns:

 

 

The difference, of course, is that Affleck and Snyder's costume appears to be, much like the Batman's armored suit from the Nolan films, black on black with a black belt. This makes sense, because, as we learned in Man of Steel, colors are for tiny little babies.

On a more charitable note, I will say that I like de-emphasizing the body armor aspect of the costume to return it to looking more like something a person would wear to accentuate their own musculature. I mean, I'm pretty sure Ben Affleck and Big E Langston did not switch bodies during filming, but that part of it, at least, is a good look.

Dude still can't turn his head, though.

 

 

[Via ScreenCrush]