Watch: Comic writers The Benson Sisters on being female creators

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Jan 8, 2019, 11:00 AM EST (Updated)

We spoke with Batgirl and the Birds of Prey writers Julie and Shawna Benson about being female creators in the comics industry.

When they were teenagers, they never dreamed that they would be writing for comic books, as it was almost strictly a boys' club. Thankfully, it's a much more diverse industry now (but still has a ways to go!).

They also comment on "nerd culture" and how much it has changed to become more mainstream, perhaps even "the norm." It's strange how a TV series as relatively recent as Gilmore Girls featured characters making fun of geek culture!

Watch our interview below.

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