Every decade of pop culture has its indelible moments of foolishness, frippery and eminently mockable memories. The 1990s does not contain more that’s terrible, silly or indefensible than other decades, it just seems that way.
Especially in terms of superhero costumes… Welcome to Ten Things!
Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Wonder Woman’s star-spangled-thong, Presents:
TEN TRYHARD NINETIES DESIGNS!
As the harbinger of a huge independent comics boom, ‘Youngblood’ is a book that gets a lot of attention, much of it meant to skewer. The team’s Israeli member, Masada (real name: Deborah Konigsberg) combines two major nineties costuming trends: inexplicable armor and the battle bikini. With diametrically opposite intentions (complete coverage with metal plates versus maximum skin exposure), her thong/kneepads/pointy shoulders/Jean Grey cheeks mask lacks only deep cleavage to be the perfect distillation of all the “Bad Girl” costumes of the decade…