‘DC Super Hero Girls’: DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. to launch a universe aimed at girls

This looks promising. I like the “age appropriate” costumes, but Supergirl is still in a skirt!

Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times

Girls can like superheroes too.

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have heard the rallying cry of geek women everywhere and are launching “DC Super Hero Girls,” a new universe featuring some of their most iconic female characters re-imagined for girls ages 6-12.

Fan favorite female DC characters are given a new look for "DC Super Hero Girls." (DC Entertainment / Warner Bros.) Fan-favorite female DC characters are given a new look for “DC Super Hero Girls.” (DC Entertainment / Warner Bros.)

The announced lineup includes Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumble Bee, Poison Ivy and Katana (redesigned in age-appropriate attire, of course), a combination that will allow girls to explore their affinity for both superheroics and supervillainy.

“’DC Super Hero Girls’ represents the embodiment of our long-term strategy to harness the power of our diverse female characters,” said Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment in a press release. “I am so pleased that we are able to offer relatable and strong role models in a unique way, just for girls.”

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