She Wrote A Letter To DC Comics Asking For More Female Superheroes. This Is How They Responded

February 20, 2015

A fifth-grader from Illinois who loves superheroes sent a letter to DC Comics - whose characters include Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman - to ask if there could be more female characters.

girl writes letter to dc comics
Courtesy of the Hansen family

"I love your comics," 11 year-old Rowan Hansen wrote, "but I would love them a lot more if there were more girls."

girl writes letter to dc comics
Courtesy of the Hansen family

DC Comics responded to Rowan's letter on Twitter.

The story went viral on social media which landed Rowan an appearance on the Today Show. At the end the segment, DC Comics presented her with one last token of their appreciation: a drawing of Rowan as a superhero.

girl writes letter to dc comics
DC Comics

As DC Comics pointed out on Twitter, a Wonder Woman movie is in the works, as a well as a Supergirl television show.

(H/T) Today.

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