Spider-Man is definitely one of the most beloved superheroes of all time. He represents the Every Man™ as a nerdy kid who has to balance being a hero with homework, with keeping secrets with a dating life. And in the 60s, Peter Parker starred in his first cartoon. But the budget was low, the turn-around was quick, and the use of stock footage was prevalent. Fast-forward to the 21st century – where snark rules the day – and it was only a matter of time before the Internet found a way to highlight the delightful absurdity of this show.
#1 – For example, why draw eight legs when six is so much faster?
#2 – And birds are hard, so just make them into squiggly lines.
#3 – But most of the captions just capture the unintentional tone set by body language.
Of course, this is just scratching the surface. After the jump enjoy a whopping collection of twenty of the best from the 60s Spider-Man meme!