Cartoon from the 1920s is an incredibly old-school meme


Gatsby wasn't staring at the green light, he was just thinking about a great meme Daisy posted earlier that day.

An image has gone viral on Twitter, that appears to show a comic from the 1920s with a recognisably meme-ish construction.

this comic strip from 1921 is really relatable to this day

— wida (@YoRHaw) April 15, 2018

Some were understandably sceptical of the image, given the difference in darkness of the black ink. However a reputable source was produced, and it turns out the comic originates from the 1921 July edition of Judge magazine. Read more...

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