Believe it or not, lovely Famke Janssen's first super hero turn was not as shown above, playing the X-Men's Jean Grey, but as a lingerie clad model by day turned to a lingerie clad avenger by night!
It happened in a TV movie done in 1994 based on an indie comic. Both so obscure that I'd forgotten them, and bet you had, too: Model by Day. Have a look at the TV movie teaser:
Not a great looking costume, IMHO.
These were the days when Fox TV was young, and its movies were trying to score with comic and scifi themed projects like Nick Fury, Generation X and Doctor Who. But I was really surprised to see a pretty adult indie comic published by underground comics group Rip Off Press hit the home screen. Here's the second issue's cover:
I'd have shown you the cover to the first issue, which apart from a compilation was the only other one, but it was just a little too adult for this blog.
And check out the cast for this. Besides Famke, it features Sean Young and Shannon Tweed! Amazingly, it's not out in a region one DVD at the moment, so you'll have to hunt to find it.
Here's a longer clip of the film:
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