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25th Sep '16 2:38:31 AM Tron80
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* The 2015 version of ''{{Series/Supergirl}}'' [[JustifiedTrope justifies]] the cape as necessary for aerodynamics in flight. Before using one, she crashes trying to make a sharp curve in flight.

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* The 2015 version of ''{{Series/Supergirl}}'' ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'' [[JustifiedTrope justifies]] the cape as necessary for aerodynamics in flight. Before using one, she Kara/Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} crashes trying to make a sharp curve in flight.
2nd Sep '16 11:43:07 PM Doug86
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* In ''ComicBook/LoveAndCapes'', it is said that the reason superheroes favour capes is because they cover your butt (an important consideration when you're running around in spandex).

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* In ''ComicBook/LoveAndCapes'', ''Webcomic/LoveAndCapes'', it is said that the reason superheroes favour capes is because they cover your butt (an important consideration when you're running around in spandex).
21st Aug '16 8:25:32 AM BSonirachi
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* The [[InASingleBound Hi-Jump]] ability has Franchise/{{Kirby}} dress up like a superhero complete with a cape from ''Nightmare in Dream Land'' onwards.
12th Jul '16 7:06:21 AM Nepeta
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* Miki Sayaka in ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.

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* [[TheCape Miki Sayaka Sayaka]] in ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''. Notice that she's the only one who acts like she's a superhero, while she's the only one of the cast with an actual cape.
12th Jul '16 12:48:40 AM narm00
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** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]], now that Dick Grayson is Batman, he keeps complaining about how impractical the cape is, pointing out that he lost his as soon as possible, and anyway it was a short fabric thing, not a couple of square metres of kevlar.

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** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]], now that Lampshaded]] when Dick Grayson is Batman, became Batman; he keeps kept complaining about how impractical the cape is, pointing out that he lost his as soon as possible, and anyway it was a short fabric thing, not a couple of square metres of kevlar.



* As befits its founding in the 1940s, the ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica has had a multitude of caped members: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Scott the first Green Lantern]], Doctor Fate, the Spectre, Hourman, the Sandman, the Atom, Doctor Mid-Nite, Batman, Superman, Robin, Power Girl, the Huntress, Red Tornado, Miss America, Captain Marvel, Obsidian...

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* As befits its founding in the 1940s, the ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica has had a multitude of caped members: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Scott the first Green Lantern]], Doctor Fate, first]] Franchise/GreenLantern, ComicBook/DoctorFate, the Spectre, Hourman, the Sandman, the Atom, ComicBook/TheAtom, Doctor Mid-Nite, Batman, Superman, Robin, Power Girl, ComicBook/PowerGirl, the Huntress, Red Tornado, ComicBook/{{Huntress}}, ComicBook/RedTornado, Miss America, Captain Marvel, Obsidian...



* ''ComicBook/BoosterGold'' was told by Superman that he couldn't handle wearing a cape.

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* ''ComicBook/BoosterGold'' ComicBook/BoosterGold was told by Superman that he couldn't handle wearing a cape.
2nd Jul '16 12:40:01 AM Netherman14
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* In the ''Film/DCExtendedUniverse'', Superman and Batman have floor-long capes in red and black respectively. while Wonder Woman has a blue ceremonial one attached by a clasp around her neck and shoulders.
27th Apr '16 8:44:10 PM shinykittie
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*While this use is never brought up in the comics, Batman operates in the northern east coast of the United States, an area of the country with generally low temperatures, and given that Batman normally runs around in thin, skin tight fabric, the cape would prevent him from freezing to death on a nightly basis without greatly restricting his mobility.
25th Apr '16 8:47:13 AM nighttrainfm
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** In ''[[Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron Age of Ultron]]'' when Vison first comes out of the sarcophagus he doesn't have a cape however after he sees Thor's cape he uses his shape shifting capabilities to spontaneously create one for himself.

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** In ''[[Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron Age of Ultron]]'' when Vison first comes out of the sarcophagus he doesn't have a cape however cape. However, after he sees Thor's cape cape, he uses his shape shifting capabilities abilities to spontaneously create one for himself.
5th Apr '16 9:27:11 PM HeroGal2347
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* On an episode of ''Series/TheATeam'', Murdock created a superhero alter ego named Captain Cab (the team was helping a cab company at the time), complete with cape and mask made out of a tablecloth.

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* On an In ''Series/TheATeam'' episode of ''Series/TheATeam'', "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E7TheTaxicabWars The Taxicab Wars]]", Murdock created a superhero alter ego named Captain Cab (the team was helping a cab company at the time), complete with cape and mask made out of a tablecloth.
21st Mar '16 8:48:05 AM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/TheLastDaughter'': Taylor's Supergirl outfit includes a red cape.
* ''Fanfic/QueenOfTheSwarm'': Taylor decides to add a cloak -and a shirt- to her hero costume when she realizes that she can use them to conceal more bugs.
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