Capes. Fashion and Function?

Posted on October 1, 2008 in painting
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8″ x 10″ x 1.5″, oil on canvas, all sides are painted, signed on back


Capes can give a superhero that extra touch of uber-hip-retro style, but why did they all wear one to begin with? Well, it helped early comic book artists to portray motion and dynamic. Well, and capes are just friggin’ fun.

If only people in real life were socially acceptable when they wore them in public.