'The Boys' Season 2's New Hero Stormfront's Jingoistic Uniform Revealed

In The Boys Season 2, a new hero named Stormfront will join Vought's premiere superhero team, the Seven, and we now have our first look at her jingoistic stars-and-stripes uniform.

Entertainment Weekly unveiled the uniform for The Boys' new Season 2 superhero, Stormfront, played by Aya Cash (You're the Worst).

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While avoiding the explicit red, white and blue of Homelander's get-up, Stormfront's uniform is covered in small touches pointing to a particular vision of American might, including metal American flag armbands and an eagle belt buckle that would look right at home atop a Nazi HQ.

In the original comic book series The Boys, written by Garth Ennis, Stormfront is a parodic mash-up of Thor and Captain Marvel—a Viking with electrical powers and the second most powerful hero at Vought, next to Homelander.

Stormfront (Aya Cash) will join Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott) and Homelander (Antony Starr) in Season 2 of 'The Boys.' Amazon

"She's the grenade that gets thrown into Homelander's world and the world of the Seven," Antony Starr, who plays the psychopathic Superman-esque leader of the Seven, Homelander. "She really causes so many problems."

In the comics, Stormfront was a Nazi super soldier and an early prototype for the corporate American superhero that emerged after the war. An open supporter of Adolf Hitler and his genocidal vision, Stormfront leads a superhero team called Payback.

Played by a woman instead of an old man, it's not yet clear how closely the Amazon Prime Video version of the character will hew to the Nazi superhero of the comics.

"I think Stormfront is like a nuclear bomb that goes off in the Seven," Cash told EW. "She's here to try to get Vought back to the original idea behind creating superheroes... and she can be quite the feminist. There's a lot of, I wouldn't say misdirect, but she also is a very empowered woman."

It sounds as if The Boys may introduce a version of Stormfront more akin to an internet-savvy neo-Nazi than the original, replacing old school Third Reich Nazism with its modern American equivalent. Starr drew a further contrast between Homelander and Stormfront, comparing the way they interact with the public.

"She's really social media savvy," Starr said," where Homelander doesn't really have anything to do with that. Someone else is always running his acounts. He's almost like a Don Draper-era character and she's very young and new and fresh, and that's a massive challenge for him."

We'll get our first look at Stormfront in action when The Boys returns to Amazon Prime Video for its second season sometime in 2020.