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Loki
Multiverse of Madness

'Doctor Strange 2' trailer Easter egg may confirm a major 'Loki' connection

Will Wanda cross paths with the TVA in this year’s Doctor Strange sequel?

Inverse Codex

Loki Season 1 release date, cast, plot, and trailer for the Disney+ show

Next stop, multiverse. Here’s everything to know about the first season of the Trickster God’s Disney+ show.

Scene Stealers 2021

The most brilliant sci-fi character of 2021 needs a Marvel spinoff ASAP

Scene Stealers 2021

MCU's shocking villain debut in 'Loki' is one of 2021's best TV moments

Blurring barriers between TV and film, 'Loki' stunned MCU fans with the early debut of Jonathan Majors' 'Ant-Man' villain, Kang the Conqueror.

MCU

'Spider-Man: No Way Home's multiverse reveals a huge problem facing Marvel

Does anyone at Marvel Studios understand where this multiverse story is going? Here’s why there’s reason to be concerned after 'Spider-Man: No Way Home.'

Bullseye

How 'Hawkeye' learned from 'Loki' and 'Falcon’s biggest mistakes

You get the best of both worlds from this Disney+ series.

Galaxy Brain

New Star Wars movie leak reveals Kevin Feige’s surprising director choice

Is one Marvel director heading from the multiverse to a galaxy far, far away?

Kang Who Remains

'Avengers: Endgame' theory fixes the biggest 'Loki' plot hole

Let chaos reign.

The Big Kang Theory

Eternals theory reveals Kang’s time-defying next appearance

“He Who Remains” may not be all who remains.

Into the Multiverse

'Doctor Strange 2' rumors could solve 'Loki' Season 2's biggest mystery

Stephen Strange is going to need all the help he can get in Multiverse of Madness.

Quantumania

'Ant-Man 3' theory solves a major 'Loki' mystery

Did you go to the Quantum Realm, Ravonna?

Spider Variant

'Spider-Man' theory reveals a mind-blowing Kang connection

Is Mr. Gryphon hiding in plain sight?

MCU

Why Marvel keeps knocking on the Devil’s door

Time is relative

Kevin Feige dropped a 'Loki' Season 2 bombshell. Here's what it means.

For all time, always, even two years from now.

The Inverse Interview

Is Doctor Strange 2 a horror movie? Heels creator Michael Waldron has the answer.

Loki’s showrunner talks about his new wrestling drama and teases what to expect in the Doctor Strange sequel.

Binge Watcher

'What If?' Episode 1 theory finally solves a 'Loki' mystery

Do we finally know the deal with that Peggy Carter variant?

Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Scene Stealers 2021

Scene stealers: The 30 best TV characters of 2021, ranked

Inverse spotlights the side characters we fell in love with this year.

Scene Stealers 2021

The MCU's unseen racist history was unmasked with a Black Captain America

With gruff breaths and an Alabama drawl, actor Carl Lumbly embodies the dark, bleak history of superheroes in Marvel's 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier.'

Scene Stealers 2021

MCU's most relatable villain stole the dance floor, and the show, in 2021

Daniel Brühl's return to the MCU in 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' is remembered for thoughtful critiques of the MCU itself -- and awesome dance moves.

Bullseye

How 'Hawkeye' learned from 'Loki' and 'Falcon’s biggest mistakes

You get the best of both worlds from this Disney+ series.

The Newest Avenger

Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer ruins the best part of Falcon and Winter Soldier

We need to talk about the fetishization of Captain America in the post-Endgame MCU.

Did nothing wrong

'What If…?' Episode 2 uses Thanos to fix this huge MCU problem

Even the worst supervillains could use some help.

Opinion

Marvel’s most offensive habit threatens the future of the entire MCU

Marvel and DC have a history of taking advantage of the people who create their characters. That could backfire in a huge way.

Mischief Managed

Loki has radically changed the MCU in one unexpected way

The Disney+ series redefines Marvel’s Phase 4 — and no, we’re not talking about the multiverse.

Mischief Managed

Loki concept art reveals a deleted MCU cameo

A certain Guardian was seen in line at the TVA.

Mischief Managed

Loki Season 2 can fix Marvel’s biggest TV problem with one simple trick

Marvel’s Disney+ shows are already in a rut. Loki Season 2 might be the solution.

Mischief Managed

'Loki' proves that Marvel needs to ditch the oldest plot cliché in the book

The twist ending of 'Loki' episode 6 was thrilling. But isn’t this trick getting old? Here's why Marvel is relying on some pretty sloppy writing and has no signs of letting up.

Thunderbolts

‘Black Widow’ Easter egg may confirm an electrifying ‘Avengers 5’ theory

A storm is coming to the MCU in the form of the Thunderbolts. Here's how Black Widow sets the stage for this super-team to strike.

Mischief Managed

Loki may be falling into the worst WandaVision trap

Are we about to have another Mephisto moment?

Avenge Her

Black Widow exposes the biggest flaw in the MCU right now

It’s time for Marvel to move on.

Avenge Her

Did Red Guardian fight Captain America? We asked Black Widow’s director and star

Cate Shortland and David Harbour offer their takes on Alexei’s tall tales of fighting the star-spangled hero.

Mischief Managed

Loki Episode 4 just set a new standard for the entire MCU

How will it keep up with its own momentum?

WandaVision
Scene Stealers 2021

Scene stealers: The 30 best TV characters of 2021, ranked

Inverse spotlights the side characters we fell in love with this year.

Scene Stealers 2021

The greatest MCU Phase 4 villain reveal came with a catchy theme song

It was Agatha all along! Kathryn Hahn ensured the "Hahnissance" is now in the hit Marvel series 'WandaVision,' which set the tone for all of TV in 2021.

Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange 2 ending leak reveal a shocking X-Men twist

Here are the latest leaks from the Multiverse of Madness.

Scene Stealers 2021

'WandaVision's best twist arrived in the form of one surprising character

When this X-Men character arrived on Wanda's doorstep in her Disney+ series, Marvel fans couldn't believe their eyes. Here's why Evans Peters' appearance as Ralph Bohner stole the show in 'WandaVision.'

Scene Stealers 2021

Marvel's most overlooked character earned a spin-off idea in 'WandaVision'

Bullseye

How 'Hawkeye' learned from 'Loki' and 'Falcon’s biggest mistakes

You get the best of both worlds from this Disney+ series.

Into the Multiverse

‘Doctor Strange 2’ leak: How a huge X-Men debut could change the MCU forever

At this point, the multiverse is getting crowded.

Into the Multiverse

Doctor Strange 2 theory changes WandaVision’s post-credits scene

Where exactly did Wanda choose to go?

Agatha All Along

Marvel's Agatha Harkness series may be the spell that casts Fantastic Four

Kathryn Hahn's WandaVision character finally gets to be the star of her own Disney+ show.

Into the Multiverse

Doctor Strange 2 leaks reveal one X-Men character’s shocking role

Plus, a whole new vision of Wanda.

Bing Watcher

Marvel What If Episode 7 ending explained: Who is [SPOILERS]?

What If just changed the MCU in an incredibly shocking way with the reveal.

DC

How Doom Patrol avoids WandaVision's biggest flaw

DC’s most underrated series is the show WandaVision wanted to be.

Binge Watcher

What If…? Episode 5 just redefined WandaVision in one painful way

Talk about undying love.

Multiverse of Madness

'Doctor Strange 2' theory: X-Men leak fixes the worst part of 'WandaVision'

Rumor has it, 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' could be the first movie to bring Mutants into the MCU. Here's what that means.

Inverse Codex

WandaVision Season 2 release date, trailer, plot spoilers, cast for the Marvel Disney+ sequel

Will the MCU's first Disney+ series generate a second season? Here's what we know about the future of 'WandaVision.'

MCU

Why Marvel keeps knocking on the Devil’s door

MCU

Nine new Marvel shows and movies you need to watch in 2022

Marvel ramps up Phase 4 this year in theaters and on Disney Plus.

Inverse Codex

Loki Season 1 release date, cast, plot, and trailer for the Disney+ show

Next stop, multiverse. Here’s everything to know about the first season of the Trickster God’s Disney+ show.

Scene Stealers 2021

Scene stealers: The 30 best TV characters of 2021, ranked

Inverse spotlights the side characters we fell in love with this year.

Scene Stealers 2021

The MCU's unseen racist history was unmasked with a Black Captain America

With gruff breaths and an Alabama drawl, actor Carl Lumbly embodies the dark, bleak history of superheroes in Marvel's 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier.'

Scene Stealers 2021

MCU's most relatable villain stole the dance floor, and the show, in 2021

Daniel Brühl's return to the MCU in 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' is remembered for thoughtful critiques of the MCU itself -- and awesome dance moves.

Inverse Codex

Hawkeye Season 2 release date, trailer, cast, and plot for Marvel's Kate Bishop series

Everything you need to know about what’s next for Kate Bishop and Clint Barton.

Spidey Sense

Did Spider-Man: No Way Home just reverse the worst Marvel death?

The redemption of Electro seems to suggest an alternate outcome for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Inverse Codex

'Spider-Man 4' release date, trailer, plot, cast, and everything we know about the Marvel sequel

Scene Stealers 2021

Marvel's most overlooked character earned a spin-off idea in 'WandaVision'

Entertainment

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' cameo spoilers: Every single surprise character, explained

Some faces you recognize. Some you don’t. Here’s how to identify them all.

MCU

Spider-Man: No Way Home post-credits scene sets up an incredible crossover

An unexpected appearance teases a new character joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

MCU

Does Spider-Man: No Way Home have a post-credits scene? Here’s what you need to know.

Find out if you should stick around after the new Marvel movie ends.

Roys, Assemble

Look: 9 images of Succession characters as iconic heroes and villains

Inverse reimagines the Succession cast as classic sci-fi and fantasy characters.

Exclusive

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' stars reveal a surprising change to the franchise

It's not the multiverse that threatens to change Spider-Man forever in 'No Way Home.' It's college. Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon reveal what's next.

Celestial Trouble

This brilliant Infinity Stones theory fixes the weirdest part of Eternals

With the Celestials looking unstoppable, one element of the Marvel Universe could be crucial to putting them in their place.

drama on the tl

When does Hawkeye take place? Why the MCU timeline is complicated.

The franchise still seems lost after Endgame.