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Black Panther continues to make history. This week, Ryan Coogler’s groundbreaking film has been crowned the top-grossing superhero film in North America. According to The Hollywood Reporter, with $630.9 million in ticket sales since Sunday, Disney and Marvel achieved this major milestone after passing fellow Marvel title The Avengers, which grossed $623.4 million in 2012.

On a global level, the film has raked in a whopping $1.237 billion in ticket sales, surpassing Iron Man 3 ($1.214 billion) to rank as the third superhero title of all time at the worldwide box office behind Avengers ($1.518 billion) and Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion). Oh, and Black Panther is the 12th biggest money-making film ever. Naturally, Black Twitter embraced this epic news.

Also, let’s not forget that Black Panther is also the most tweeted about film of all time.

This movie is epic on every level. Wakanda really is forever, y’all!


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