We still don't know for sure what NetherRealm Studios' soon to be announced project is, but we're already getting the first character tease from master of puppets: Ed Boon!

The Twitter teasers returned with a new avatar, and now we're back on boot scooting territory with the first glimpse at a mystery character's appendage.

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A solid red boot design seems to favour the superhero aesthetic of DC Comics, further supporting the notion Injustice: Gods Among Us is headed for a 2017 sequel [full story]! Who does the boot suggest? Among the most popular fan guesses has been Atrocitus: rage fuelled Red Lantern who made a cameo appearance in the first Injustice. Also gaining traction is the often dishevelled, sometimes confused villain Bizarro.

With its unusual partially exposed toes, another possibility is a split red boot on the foot of a Doomsday mutated Superman. This would provide an alternate version of the morally corrupt Superman of the first Injustice. The Man of Steel underwent just such a transformation in DC Comics' 2014 story Superman: Doomed.

Doomed: The hero became his own worst nightmare in DC Comics' New 52.

Be it Earthbound or in distant space, the unidentified location has the trappings of a good old fashioned barroom - perfect brawling arena for the likes of Lobo. That may or may not explain the horizontal arrangement of furniture.

Who or what is next? Register to join the roughhousing and speculation in the Future Games and DC Universe Injustice forums!