Trust that sometimes, taking a shot at franchise can be a clever joke, but not when it is a beloved ’90s cartoon franchise enjoyed by millions.
That is a lesson that news site, The Guardian had to learn when discussing the possible tease of a Batman V Joker movie, using “The Powerpuff Girls” as a way to downplay Marvel’s Avenger movies.
“The fan anticipation that would build in the meantime could be enough to make the Avengers look like the Powerpuff Girls.”Ben Child, The Guardian
This statement drew the anger of ’90s kids from across the Twitter-scape, who defended the super-powered saviors of the City of Townsville.
Even YouTubers, like Kyle Kallgren, joined the defense of the kindergarten superheroes.
Seems that The Powerpuff Girls may be off-limits.