Late last week Warner Bros. released the first trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice setting the internet ablaze with comments, posts, and theories. The trailer opens with a voiceover regarding the controversy surrounding Superman. Voices are heard pointing out the dangers of Superman, particularly those of Lex Luthor and a US Senator, while one sounds like a disguised Clark Kent lamenting humanity’s, “horrible track record.” People question whether he is a savoir or a dangerous being from another planet with aspirations to rules over us.
Halfway through the trailer we finally get to see Batman, in all his scowling glory. Bruce Wayne gazes sternly at his Batman suit while Alfred offers sage advice on the pitfalls of human decisions during times of fear and perceived powerlessness. Not only do we get to see Batman’s suit, we see his armor when the courageous Batman confronts the powerful Superman.