Grant Morrison Predicted The 2016 Election Of Donald Trump In 1998

If, in a photo from the early '70s, you came across the phrase REAGAN '80 being used by a fortune teller, you might consider it photoshopped. Or a TV show from the early '80s that had a time travel machine spit out the words CLINTON '92, you might do a double take.

So when you read The Invisibles Vol 2 #22 from the late '90s by Grant Morrison and Chris Weston and see this phrase being used in relation to tarot cards and time machines…

Grant Morrison Predicted The 2016 Election Of Donald Trump In 1998

You can't help but wonder if Morrison asked the future for something that would freak people out. Oh, and the cover for that issue?

Grant Morrison Predicted The 2016 Election Of Donald Trump In 1998

Doesn't that feel even more like now? TRUMP 16, everyone. $2 on ComiXology if you don't believe me.

The Invisibles Vol. 2 #22 published by DC Comics/Vertigo, 10th February 1999.

As the Invisibles crawl through the wreckage caused by Ragged Robin's time-machine voyage, one team member disappears and another decides to quit while the rest of the gang toasts more fabulous and fashionable adventures ahead.

Written by Grant Morrison. Pencils by Chris Weston. Inks by John Stokes and Chris Weston. Coloured by Daniel Vozzo. Cover by Brian Bolland.

Published February 1999, which means he would have written those lines in late 1998.

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