What do you do when your daughter wants a Black Widow doll but there aren’t any to buy? You make her one — at least that’s what one mom did for her 3-year-old daughter. Now, she’s hoping to show the world that girls can like Marvel, too.
When Rebecca Millar’s superhero-obsessed daughter, Abigail, asked for a Black Widow doll to go with her other Avengers action figures, the single mom from Melbourne, Australia, didn’t have a lot of options. “I couldn’t afford to spend $80+ on having one shipped here [Australia]. There were none in stores, so it was the only way I could give my daughter the Black Widow she wanted,” Rebecca wrote on her Facebook page, Geek Grrls Dolls on July 13.
But while she was out buying a Thor action figure for Abigail, she got an idea. “When I walked past a red haired Sparkle doll, I wondered if I could turn her into a Black Widow,” Rebecca tells Yahoo Parenting. “I’m