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: Why has Simon Williams been so hard to
: through the years? He's been second only to
: the Wasp for sheer number of costumes but
: the majority of hers are attractive.
: Simon's are not. The only hero who comes
: close to rivalling Simon's sartorial errors
: is Kitty Pryde. The original look is okay
: when you take into account that it was
: designed in the early Sixties but every
: other one doesn't have that excuse. True,
: the most horrific looks were the result of
: Al Milgrom's admittedly poor design sense
: (for costumes. I do love his penciling) but
: even Perez failed to knock it out of the
: park and look at his history! I think the
: only attractive look Simon's ever had is the
: plain black look with the big red W and that
: gets hidden inside a purple haze more often
: or not. Would it make a good subplot or
: story point what it is about Simon that he
: keeps choosing these ghastly looks?
: I think the problem is there is only so much
: you can do with a "strong guy".
: You want him in something that shows off his
: muscles yet you don't want him too bare like
: Namor, Hulk or Hercules, it's not the
: characters style. He's not a flashy guy so
: the costume can't be too flamboyant, either.
: The one from his ongoing was perfect,
: IMO(Although I wouldn't mind seeing him in a
: blue and red version of his original
: costume...mask and goggles and all, if he's
: feeling retro.). And I'm still in the
: minority who likes him going
It may notb e so small a minority after all. I like the ionic look too but only if it's a part-time thing within the book.
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