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Smallville in TV Guide
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huzzlewhat From: huzzlewhat Date: August 19th, 2009 03:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's obviously a visual nod to Iron Man, which I think is kind of funny — Metallo made his first comics appearance about five years before Iron Man did, and Metallo was originally... yep, a man wearing a metal suit, instead of having a metal body wearing a flesh suit. It's funny how things go round and come round. So Iron Man ripped off Metallo, and now Metallo rips off Iron Man.
tariel22 From: tariel22 Date: August 20th, 2009 07:48 am (UTC) (Link)
It is funny, isn't it? I was reading the Wikipedia entries for the two characters, and I kept getting mixed up about which details belonged to whom. :) That kryptonite heart is very evocative of the film, but almost brutal in its design. I find it to be kind of horrific, but maybe that's exactly what they're going for.
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