“Black Panther” is the first superhero film to earn a best drama Golden Globe nomination

Nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes—the drunken traveling circus of award shows—were announced today. As is tradition, it was a mixed bag of good and bad, snubs and surprises, and general bemusement. But one major nomination stood out.

Black Panther became the first superhero movie ever to be nominated for best drama picture. (Deadpool, a superhero comedy, was nominated in the combined “musical or comedy” category in 2016). And while the Golden Globes don’t always predict exac

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