Dan Slott had one simple statement when asked about the Disney acquisition of Marvel Comics.
“Squirrel Girl on Toon Disney. It could happen.”
I had been saving this for a special occasion. The time is now.
Let’s define her rightful place in the Marvel Universe. Let’s storm the interwebs with cries for more. Let’s campaign for Doreen Green as a vital and vibrant force in the myths.
We can do this.
Yes we can.
Dan Slott is one of Marvel Comics’ biggest and brightest star writers. Today he weighed in personally on the Squirrel Girl tug-of-war.
In response to a common opinion that Doreen Green is nothing but a joke, I started a thread on CBR asking: Is Squirrel Girl a legitimate hero?
I was surprised to see that a large majority of the responses were in the affirmative.
This, obviously, was my favorite:
And then Dan Slott settled it once and for all. And I quote.
Q: Was she a Marvel character created by Steve Ditko?
Ta da! The end. No more discussion necessary.
Squirrel Girl = Legitimate Hero. Next.
So that’s it. Official confirmation from inside Marvel Comics.