Remember when the New 52 launched and they redesigned most characters’ costumes? Power Girl had a makeover in promotion art for Worlds’ Finest:
and I think it’s fair to say the reaction to that was overwhelmingly negative, so much so that by the time #1 of Worlds’ Finest actually hit the stands, the redesign had received a redesign:
Neither look was brilliant and it wasn’t long before she was back in her classic costume, boob-window and all:
But think how much worse things could have been . . .
Back in 1997, in issue #2 of JLA, the back page had a handful of sketches and character designs and, tucked away among them was this little item (I’ve cropped and moved it for a better display):
I think Power Girl is the one on the left, but even the editor wasn’t sure.
I don’t know about you, but I’d take either of the New 52 designs over the ones from 1997.