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Rowan Hansen is an 11-year-old girl who loves comics, but she's disappointed there aren't more female superheroes.

So last month, the Champaign, Ill., fifth-grader wrote a letter to DC Comics. "I love your comics," she wrote (as excerpted by NBC's Today), "but I would love them a lot more if there were more girls."

"There are Superman and Batman movies, but not a Wonder Woman one," she noted. "You have a Flash TV show but not a Wonder Woman one. Marvel comics made a movie about a talking tree and raccoon awesome, but you haven't made a movie with Wonder Woman."

Rowan also questioned the impractical wardrobe of one of DC Comics' few female superheroes. "If Batman gets to wear armor, then why doesn't Wonder Woman get to wear armor?" she asked. "And I know that she's kind of invulnerable, but it would still be nicer if she didn't wear a bathing suit all the time."

Her father Jim posted the letter online, and it quickly went viral. On Jan. 30, DC Comics responded via Twitter.

But it didn't end there. Through Today, DC Comics presented Rowan with a sketch of a new superhero, Rowan!

Rowan Hansen

DC Entertainment

Pretty cool, right? Not to worry, though—Rowan hasn't lost sight of the big picture. As she told Today, "I want people to keep trying to make this [more female superheroes in comics] happen, 'cause it's really important to me."

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBC Universal family.)

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