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'Black Panther' film brings diversity to superhero stars

This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther," in theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. As people gear up for the “Black Panther” movie, acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates wants them to check out the original source, Marvel’s Black Panther comic book, where he’s booting up a massive outer space adventure for the king of Wakanda. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)

The highly-anticipated Marvel film "Black Panther" hits theaters nationwide this Friday.

A special screening of the film was held for fans Sunday at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).

Additionally, the Wave announced that a "Black Panther" pop-up bar is scheduled to open from Thursday to Saturday.

Watch in the above video ABC7's Adrianna Hopkins interview with two comic book artists discussing the significance of the movie's focus on a black superhero.

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