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Creating my very own superhero
When I was a teenager, growing up in a house full of boys, I was obsessed with wonder woman – but in fairness, there weren’t that many other female superheroes for a young girl to choose from.
I’ve always loved superheroes and YA fiction, but it wasn’t until I was expecting our first son (and so got to take a really long time off work) that I decided I wanted to create my own superhero, one that didn’t fit in to the usual ‘female-superhero moulds’ like Wonder Woman or Cat Woman. The lead character in Chopstix, Wendy Wu, is a Chinese girl that has grown up in the west.
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