If you were one of the millions of people who went to see Black Panther opening weekend, you witnessed first hand the intense love fans felt for the movie before they even saw it. Now that they have seen it, the love is even stronger. And that can only mean one thing: Black Panther memes. Audiences rushed straight from the theater to the computer, generating jokes like King T'Challa himself had ordered it. With so many memes, it can be hard to know where to start, but these 19 Black Panther memes and tweets are truly excellent. Maybe they'll inspire you to join in on the meme-tastic fun.
Black Panther, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first movie with a black superhero lead and one of the year's most highly anticipated films, is officially a phenomenon. The movie made $419.6 million worldwide, reported Box Office Mojo, in its first four days, and that number is expected to continue to grow for a month at least. Staggering box office returns aside, what all this money going into Black Panther really means is that the fanbase is already enormous. As a result, memes celebrating T'Challa, Nakia, Shuri, Killmonger, and Wakanda have already flooded Twitter, Instagram, and every social media platform in between. These are the best Black Panther jokes around. Now see if you can top them. Spoilers ahead!