Tartans created for superheroes Batman and Iron Man

From the BBC News –

A kiltmaker has created tartans for comic book superheroes.

Marvel’s Iron Man, Captain America and the Hulk along with DC Comics favourites Batman and Superman now have their own plaid.

Houston Kiltmakers, a fourth generation family-run business in Paisley, Renfrewshire, has created the tartans.

The outfitters and Highland wear specialists is also considering a range for female characters including Supergirl and Catwoman.

Tartan and the HulkImage copyright Houston Kiltmakers/Marvel

Image caption The Hulk and his green and purple design
Iron Man and tartanImage copyright Houston Kiltmakers/Marvel

Image caption Iron Man is another of the comic book characters involved

Batman’s sidekick Robin, also Wolverine and Spider-Man have their own tartans too.

Previously, tartan has been rarely seen in the superhero genre with the most famous wearer of it until now being Super Gran.

Stuart Davison, the kiltmakers’ head of marketing, came up with the idea. To continue reading click here..

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