With all the buzz about the Catwoman costume, here’s a look at some Darwyn Cooke styling thoughts for Selina when he was drawing the comic.
You really need to embiggen to see his notes. Notice on the mid right the “no f-me pumps.” Gah, gorgeous.
” No F-Me pumps.”
” Sexy, Style, Strong NOT Sleazy, Fashion, Butch “
Video => Ava Gardner in Mogambo
Grace Kelly in Rear Window
Audrey Hepburn in…Anything.
Mind you in sharp contrast he also gave her chunky, utilitarian combat boots when in costume. The most sensible thing…ever.
I know he already styled a great deal of heroes in the retro The New Frontier series, but, I would have preferred Darwyn Cooke to have restyled the entire DC line instead of Jim Lee. At the least it would win awards…