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#MakeMineMilkshake: When Marvel & DC Both Agree You're Being An A**hole, You're Probably Being An A**hole

By Tori Preston | Miscellaneous | August 2, 2017 |

By Tori Preston | Miscellaneous | August 2, 2017 |


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Apparently milkshakes bring all the trolls to the yard, as Marvel Comics editor Heather Antos discovered when she posted an innocent pic of her and her crew enjoying some Ben & Jerry’s milkshakes on a Friday afternoon.


And because it’s the Twitter area of the internet, some of the responses were… not cool.


But then other, better people rallied to the cause of awesome, hard-working women enjoying frosty treats, with the hashtag #MakeMineMilkshake:



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Plenty of folks at Marvel had her back:


And even DC Comics crossed over to get in on some of that hot supportive action:


Of course, the fact that folks *GASP* dared to defend the right for people of all genders to have a goddamn milkshake in peace seemed to magically summon even more trolls:

What’s still unclear is what “feminism” or “social justice” (or even “comic sales” or “false rape” ?!?!?!?!) had to do with, you know, having a fucking milkshake in the first place — but guess what, trolls? The joke’s on you. Now that you’re all butt-hurt because women can work in comics AND enjoy themselves, and expressing said outrage on the internet, it means that you just MADE this whole thing be a feminist/social justice issue. And you know who takes justice seriously? Superheroes. And when it comes to superheroes, Marvel & DC kind of own that shit. You will lose this argument. Was it worth it?

If Marvel & DC can set aside their competition and actually agree on something, it means they’re probably right. That’s just a life lesson, ya’ll. That, and don’t get between a person and their milkshake.



Tori Preston is deputy editor of Pajiba. She rarely tweets here but she promises she reads all the submissions for the "Ask Pajiba (Almost) Anything" column at [email protected].



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