Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of the memes.

By Mumbua Nzula Nzyoka

Wikipedia describes ‘memes’ as ‘an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet.’ I’ve found that more often than not when a popular movie is good or bad, memes will often surface. It comes as no surprise that this is the case with the BvS movie. Before the movie premiered in Kenya last week, critics had already watched the movie, and the reviews were not favourable. You can read our review here. However, when fans went to watch the movie, opinions as to whether the movie was bad or good were divided. Divide notwithstanding, fans who liked the movie and the ones who didn’t, created memes to either show their dislike or their appreciation.

Here are 6 Memes we found hilarious.

  1. A Fan’s reaction after watching Batman vs. Superman.
Me, after watching the Batman vs. Superman movie.

2 . A fan’s explanation of how the fight between Batman and Superman started. Abs matter!





3.  One Fan was asked to describe Batman vs. Superman in one word. He posted the Gif below.


4. Others made light of a tense situation.Batman

5. Others made note of the movie’s colour tone that was on the fritz.

5 Batman vs Superman - Dawn of Justice and the problem of tone in the superhero stories.
 Batman vs Superman – Dawn of Justice and the problem of tone in the superhero stories.

6. Others decided to speculate how Marvel was reacting to the bad reviews that DC’s Batman vs. Superman was receiving.

DC and Marvel
DC and Marvel
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Nzula is an editor, creative writer and an aspiring author. She has worked as Communications Officer, Event Organizer and recently as the Sub-Editor for Couture Africa Magazine. She is also an avid fan/critic of movies, series and everything else that is scripted. Hence her presence here. :-) In her free time she visualizes a future in which she is a published author and runs her own company. When she dreams, she more or less flirts with delusions of ruling the world.