The secrets behind 7 famous superhero suits

From Wonder Woman to Daredevil, superheroes would not be nearly as cool without their iconic supersuits.

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The many suits of Iron Man. The many suits of Iron Man. (Photo: Iron Man)

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More than meets the eye...

Where would many of today's superheroes be without their supersuits? Without the iconic tights and cape, for example, Superman is just Clark Kent in an office suit.

Most heroes and villains depend on their clothing to either enhance or shield their superhuman abilities. For still others, a supersuit is all that stands between them and certain defeat. (Batman's utility belt has saved his life on more than one occasion.)

The following slides offer a collection of superhero suits. Find out their powers and the stories behind them.

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