Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman

Meaning

What does Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman mean?

Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman is a meme, of a picture taken from an episode of the 1960’s Spider-Man animated series.

The picture depicts two men in Spiderman costume pointing at each other.

Spiderman pointing at Spiderman

Origin

What's the origin of Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman?

The image comes from the 19b episode of Spider-Man, in which a villain, Charles Cameo impersonates Spider-Man himself and encounters him.

The first appearance of the image online dates back to 2011, when it appeared in a compilation on Sharenator.

Spread & Usage

How did Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman spread?

Following 2011, the image macro appeared on various sites and in a lot of contexts.

It appeared on meme sites, such as 9GAG and Funnyjunk in 2012 and 2013, however by 2015 it was mostly forgotten.

“Spiderman Pointing at Spiderman” started resurging on black Twitter, especially in posts about hip hop.

In 2016 memes on Reddit started surfacing and spreading on to Twitter, becoming a popular template.

As of September 22nd, 2020 the meme appears in posts from Twitter to Reddit, Facebook meme groups and Instagram meme pages, all revolving around the theme of impersonation.

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