We went to a comic book convention when we first moved from our hometown in New Zealand to Perth and that’s how our obsession first began,’ Ms Gemmell said. But it was her love of comic book superheroes that really made Ms Gemmell’s weight an issue for her. The company did not disclose what it spent to build the experience, which was in development for more than six years. Her latest effort is Angelina Jolie’s Thena, superman costume for adults from Marvel’s Eternals.