Captain Marvel Punch
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Captain Marvel Punch is refers to a series of jokes, object labeled image macros based on a memorable moment from the 2019 Marvel superhero film Captain Marvel in which the titular character (portrayed by Brie Larson) strikes and elderly woman in the face.
On September 18th, 2018, the first trailer for the 2019 film Captain Marvel premiered on YouTube. At about one-and-a-half minutes into the trailer, Captain Marvel strikes the woman (shown below). Within 24 hours, the trailer has received more than 20 million views.
Shortly after the trailer premiered, people began making jokes about the moment in a variety of formats. That day,
Redditor  swagjunction21 posted a three-panel image of the sequence in the /r/MemeEconomy subreddit. The post (shown below, left) received more than 150 points (94% upvoted) and 130 comments.
Twitter  user @MildlyAmused posted a screenshot of the image with the caption, "BOOMERS: When I was your age, I made $32k a year and owned a home, a car, and had no debt. Stop being such whiny brats. MILLENNIALS." The tweet (shown below, center) received more than 380 retweets and 1,100 likes in 24 hours.
Redditor Sentient_Wombat posted a variation in the /r/MemeEconomy subreddit. The post (shown below, right) received more than 850 points (96% upvoted) and 250 comments.
Several Media outlets covered the meme, including Uproxx, Vox, Business Insider and more.
That day, Twitter published a Moments page regarding the popularity and discussion of the trailer.
 Reddit – Captain Marvel punching old lady meme template without text, would HIGHLY INVEST NOW!
 Twitter – @MildlyAmused's Tweet
 Reddit – This is going to blow up sooner or later, we need to get ahead of it while we have the chance.
 Uproxx – "":https://uproxx.com/viral/funniest-best-tweets-captain-marvel-trailer/2/
 Business Insider – The best part of the 'Captain Marvel' trailer has now become a hilarious meme
 Mashable – 1 moment in the new 'Captain Marvel' trailer is totally confusing people
 Twitter – Captain Marvel's punch in the new trailer caught people by surprise
Sep 19, 2018 at 02:51PM EDT
Sep 19, 2018 at 02:55PM EDT
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