Daily Archives: January 4, 2011

New Smallville Poster – Reveals detail about their Superman suit?

Today The CW released a new promo-poster for the return of Smallville on January 28th.  The new poster carries the tagline “Destiny is Now” and shows Clark Kent (Tom Welling) standing with a chrome version of the “Superman Returns” ‘S’ shield behind him, and a smooth reflective version of the shield below him.

In the reflection is a glimpse of the iconic costume.  The reflection unfortunately is mostly the reflection of Brandon Routh’s Superman, from a Superman Returns promo.  (See comparison below)

However, there is one noticeable difference.  I do not believe that this is a tease as to we MIGHT see Smallville’s Clark Kent don the famous Red and Blues, but to an indication that we will be seeing him, and that it will not be a carbon copy of the classic costume, but will have a Smallville spin on it.  This suspicion comes from the fact that yes, the reflection is of Brandon Routh in his Superman Returns costume, which we have already seen hinted as the costume used, however, if you pay close attention to the reflection of the boots, the blue and the red do not match up with how the costume is typically depicted.

Deliberate change, or just sloppy Photoshop work?  Guess we’ll find out soon enough!

Original Promo Imagesmallville1

Brandon Routh’s Superman on top of Superman “reflection”


Notice the difference?


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Early success or just a tease?

Bug officially used her potty for the first time tonight!  She came into the bathroom while I was in there shaving.  Typically she laughs at me because I have shaving cream on my face, but this time was different. She had her laptop with her and went straight to her potty and lifted the lid.  I sat and watched her, even offering to hold her laptop as I watched her negotiate how to sit down on this seat with a hole in it.  Eventually she had both feet in it, so Daddy decided to intervene.  I picked her up and thinking that while she showed interest in sitting on it, I’d take her diaper off while I was in there just to give her the whole concept.  So, I took her diaper off, sat her down, put her laptop in her lap, and watched as she sat there like she knew what she was doing and looking happy as a lark.

A few minutes later, she stood up and handed me her laptop. I at first just brushed it off as she was already bored, and was ready to go back out from the bathroom. Daddy wasn’t entertaining anymore. When to my surprise, I saw that she had in fact used her potty!  I was so excited and overjoyed I started cheering and clapping, and I believe the initially reaction actually startled her.  After a few moments, she realized I was in fact cheering for her, so she proceeded to start clapping and giving her typical “yay!” in excitement.

She teased me with acting like she was interested in using her potty on my birthday, and now 3 weeks later, she’s used it for the first time!  Now do I expect a sudden change in behavior?  A daily use of the potty?  No, I’m not near that optimistic!  I am however excited by the possibilities!  Maybe potty training won’t be so bad?  One can hope!

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