Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness introduced new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and added new storylines to existing ones. Costumes play an important role in telling a superhero’s story. it silently conveys everything there is to know about this character, his current state of mind, and what’s going on in life. The suits in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness not only necessary to do so, but still able to convey that this is not the universe the audience or the characters are familiar with.
In the sequel to 2016 strange doctor, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) helps America Chavez, a teenage girl who can travel across the multiverse, as she tries to escape evil by trying to capture her and take her powers away.
This article contains major spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness!
ten The Variant Christine Palmer is a multiverse specialist
When Doctor Strange and America are captured on Earth-838, they are taken to Illuminati headquarters. They meet Baxter Foundation investigator Christine Palmer. Earth-838 Christine specializes in the multiverse and is the one who performs the tests on Strange and America after the awakening.
Unlike Earth-616 Christine, her variant is not in the medical field; however, she wears a blue scrub-like costume and a high belt. This variant of Christine also has shinier hair than the Christine audience encountered in 2015’s Doctor Strange.
9 Professor X gave fans a lot of nostalgia
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe had speculated that Patrick Stewart would reprise his role as Professor Charles Xavier in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. This was confirmed and Professor Xavier was rolled across the screen with a classic encore.
In the previous x-men movies, Professor X used a silver wheelchair or hoverchair. Yet the Earth-838 variant Professor X, and member of the Illuminati, is shown with a yellow hoverchair, a callback to the one he used in the 1992 animated series. x-men.
8 America Chavez dons her signature jeans and stars
Xochitl Gomez made her MCU debut as America Chavez in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. America is just a teenager with an awesome superpower; she can travel across the multiverse, and it is these powers that Wanda covets and hopes to use to find her children.
Throughout the film, America wears a denim jacket adorned with stars and red, white, and blue; a shout out to his comic counterpart. She also wears a pride pin on the lapel of her jacket since America is a proud LGBTQ+ character raised by two moms.
seven Captain Marvel’s costume inspired by the comics
One of the Illuminati members encountered by Doctor Strange on Earth-838 is Captain Marvel, but it is not Carol Danvers. In this universe, Captain Marvel’s mantle belongs to Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch), Danvers’ best friend.
The Captain Marvel costume on Earth-838 is also different; Rambeau’s costume has the same pattern as Danvers; however, instead of red, blue, and gold, Rambeau’s suit is black with silver accents. However, this color scheme is not purely aesthetic; it’s a throwback to Monica Rambeau’s costume in the comics, which is black and silver.
6 Captain Carter’s costume is directly inspired by What If…?
The first episode of season 1 of What if…? explored how events would have unfolded if Peggy Carter had taken the Super Soldier Serum instead of Steve Rogers. Instead of “Captain America”, the world’s first Avenger was Captain Carter, still sporting a shield. However, instead of the stars of stripes, Carter’s suit and shield reflect his British heritage with the designs of the flag of the United Kingdom.
MCU fans were treated to a live-action version of Captain Carter in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Hayley Atwell reprises her role and is decked out in the Captain Carter costume featured in the What if…? episode.
5 Defender Strange Rocks That Ponytail
The start of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness hits the ground running with a giant monster chasing America Chavez. She is accompanied by a variation of Doctor Strange, known as Defender Strange, as they attempt to reach Vishanti’s book.
Like his costume in the comics, Defender Strange’s costume is dark blue with a crimson red pattern and an intricately designed leather belt with a large gold medallion. He also has longer hair than the other Strange variants in the film and keeps it tied in a ponytail, which Earth-616 Strange jokes about.
4 Doctor Strange’s outfit reflects the progress he’s made
At first glance, Doctor Strange’s outfit may not seem new; however, a few subtle changes were made that Kevin Feige requested to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Feige wanted Strange’s costumes to reflect his progression from disciple to master.
Changes made were new leather cuffs and taller boots, and the Levitation Cloak was designed to have a pointer neck with a golden wing clasp that frames Agamotto’s eye, which now sits higher on the Stephen’s chest when the clock is worn.
3 Sinister Strange really is the darkest variant
Doctor Strange encounters another of his variants in a dark and gloomy universe that is collapsing. Sinister Strange is the darkest of the film’s weird variants and serves as a warning of the kind of toll the Darkhold could take on Stephen if he used it.
Sinister Strange’s outfit is similar to Earth-616’s, but the colors are darker and muted. Other differences were his slicked back hair, longer goatee, and third eye, a result of using the Darkhold.
2 Clea makes her MCU debut in her signature color
Charlize Theron was introduced to the MCU during the mid-credits scene of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness like Clea. In the comics, Clea is the powerful Sorceress Supreme of the Dark Dimension and the niece of Strange’s nemesis Dormammu.
Clea’s signature color in the later comics in various shades of purple, which is reflected in her live-action counterpart’s outfit and makeup. Her bodysuit is dark purple and features rather extravagant shoulder pads, giving the whole thing an alien quality; to further relay that she is not from Earth.
1 Wanda’s New Costume Fully Embraces Her Dark Scarlet Witch Persona
While the costume Wanda wears in the film is the same one she acquired at the end of Wanda Vision, minor edits have been made to reflect how much darker and more powerful it has become. The details of her outfit create dark undertones to give a more sinister feel. Another change was made to her hairstyle, which is longer than what she wore on the show, signifying how much her powers have increased.
The cape around her waist is a detail of Wanda’s costume that was missing from the trailer but made into the film. Fans speculated that her cape was taken off for the trailer to keep viewers away from the fact that the witch Wanda/Scarlet would be the antagonist of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
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