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See Netflix's original costume design for Daredevil

There's plenty to like about Netflix's Daredevil, but one thing which didn't get a lot of love back when season 1 was released was the red suit worn by Charlie Cox's Matt Murdock in the final episode. By superhero costume standards it's certainly not the worst interpretation we've ever seen, but some fans weren't happy about how different it was from the original comic book design.

Thanks to concept artist Josh Nizzi, we can now feast our eyes on some earlier designs of the infamous red suit, and it's much closer to the classic Daredevil look. Check out the original and final designs below and decide which one you prefer.

This is what Netflix ultimately went with:

And this is what could have been:

So much better, right?

Marvel and Netflix have also released a brief new promo for Daredevil's upcoming season, which you can check out below...

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Starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Matt Gerald, Jon Bernthal, Rosario Dawson, Elodie Yung, Scott Glen, and Stephen Rider, Daredevil season 2 will debut on Netflix on March 18, 2016.

Images: Marvel/Josh Nizzi

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