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Author Jennifer L. Holm on Diversity in Comics

Holm fell in love with comics as a child, though she longed to see an ordinary girl like herself reflected in their pages. Her Babymouse series, written in collaboration with brother Matt, was created to fill that need.

My eight-year-old self did not connect with big-busted, scantily-clad characters like Wonder Woman. I longed for a comic book character that I — and other young girls — could relate to. (Brightly)

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