Jacobson went on to say that lessons she was taught as a producer early in her career were both inaccurate and harmful: “’Girls will see a boy protagonist, but boys won’t see a girl protagonist’ was taught to me as fact,” she says. “The only way that you can disprove these ‘facts’ is to defy them, and to put every bit of energy that you can into upsetting the apple cart… which is a really white, male apple cart.”
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"While working at Marvel post-acquisition, I saw a deck circulated by Disney’s Brand Marketing team. I’m prohibited from sharing the slides, but the takeaway is that, unlike the actual demos, the desired demographics had no females in it whatsoever. I asked my supervisor why that was. Ever the pragmatist, he said, “That’s not why Disney bought us. They already have the girls’ market on lockdown.”
I’d entered the comics industry because I was a comics fan. It hurt to see so plainly that to Disney, people like me didn’t matter. My demographic was already giving them money anyway, with Disney Princess purchases. Even now, there’s no incentive to make more Marvel merch for women, because we already buy Brave and Frozen products."