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Superhero movies win BIG at 2019 Oscars!

The 91st Annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 24th and Comicbook/Superhero movies showed up big time.

Black Panther was nominated for seven nominations, including Best Picture, the first time a superhero movie has ever been nominated for the award.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film, and Avengers: Infinity War was nominated for Best Visual Effects.

At the end of the night, the heroes took home 4 total awards.

Spider-Man won its sole category, beating out films like Incredibles 2, and Ralph Breaks the Internet.

One of the biggest stories of the evening though was Black Panther, taking home three Oscars when all was said and done, including Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, and Best Original Score. These three awards were the first wins for any Marvel Studios produced film.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, while a Marvel associated film, was produced by Sony Pictures Animation and joins Spider-Man 2 from 2005 (Best Visual Effects) as Sony’s only two Academy Awards for their Marvel Properties.

by Mike Slade

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