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Let the Ben Affleck-as-Batman memes begin: #Batfleck anyone?

August 23, 2013|By Chris O'Brien
  • Quicker than you can turn on the Bat-signal, the Internet had turned the Ben Affleck-Batman announcement into a meme.
Quicker than you can turn on the Bat-signal, the Internet had turned the… (Via Reddit )

It didn't take long after Ben Affleck was announced as the new Batman for the social media world to lose its collective mind. With nothing better to do on a Thursday, the Internets wasted not a second in turning the meme machine to 11 and making it clear just how the world felt about the actor-writer-director playing the Dark Knight. 

Post by James C Mulligan.

On Twitter, in a blink, hashtags related to Affleck-as-Batman news occupied five of the top 10 trending spots on Twitter in the U.S. But the #Batfleck on is probably the most likely to stick.

And gee, I wonder who everyone wants to see as Robin?

— Not Bill Walton (@NotBillWalton) August 23, 2013

And, you know, check back later. Because someone has already set up a Batfleck Tumblr, though hasn't posted anything yet.

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