"I felt that this comic book wouldn't exist without my human input."
That's why she should get the copyright.
"I also didn't feel that it was made by a machine, because I'm a former software engineer and used to write code. "
Clearly a horrible software engineer as she missed the part where the machine made the majority of thing..
Again though, I think she should get the copyright. It doesn"t matter anymore who or what drew or painted it. However, it's sad for artists as the term "starving artist" might have to have a more extreme replacement... "homeless artist". Of course, there's people still making candles.