Great Krypton! What the Hell happened to Superman's pants?S

Everybody's focusing on the fact that these new Man of Steel set photos show Superman looking even more bearded and wild than his "hobo" look from a little while ago. Crave Online, which posted the photos, is wondering why Supes looks like Wolverine.

But what we're wondering is: what is up with Superman's pants? Did he Hulk out? Did he try to fly wearing ordinary pants and then shred the holy hell out of them? Does Superman just not really like wearing pants, and this is his tiny concession to the pants-loving masses?

Here's another photo. More at the link. [Crave Online, via Collider]

Great Krypton! What the Hell happened to Superman's pants?S