A guy mansplained a comic to the comic’s actual writer and the takedown was brutal

Writer Gail Simone thought she’d have some fun with the tendency of some men to suggest that women – and in particular, women who happen to be superheroes – should ‘smile more’.

So she said this on Twitter about another Marvel character, The Punisher.

And the exchange that followed with this guy who didn’t quite get what was going on is brilliant, and the final takedown sheer perfection.


And what happened next might make the whole thing even better.

To conclude …

And just in case, you know …