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Maybe no character within the historical past of the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon has given as a lot relative mileage to Marvel Studios as Loki; certainly, Tom Hiddleston’s fan-favorite villain-turned-ally stole the hearts of followers a number of instances over, confirmed partly by the record-breaking viewership of Loki, the Disney Plus sequence starring the mischievous Asgardian.
The present additionally proved to be one of many extra essential items of Marvel’s Disney Plus-exclusive content material, with the six-episode sequence having launched Jonathan Majors as He Who Stays, a variant of Kang the Conqueror, who is ready to be the following Thanos-level risk of the MCU over the course of the Multiverse Saga.
However apparently, there was much more to it than that. As viewers know, Loki additionally launched the Time Variance Authority, and in flip additional expanded on the MCU’s time journey guidelines. And whereas we did get fairly a little bit of such shenanigans over the course of the present, some early set photographs point out that they didn’t fairly go as all-out as they had been initially planning to.
With Marvel’s Loki: The Artwork of the Sequence having launched earlier right now, the extra bookish facet of Marvel’s fanbase was handled to some delectable behind-the-scenes pictures (by way of The Direct), a lot of which depicted Loki in a number of distinct historic settings, together with however not restricted to the Previous West, feudal Japan, and historical Egypt.
It’s maybe disheartening to know that we missed out on a historic epic of cosmic proportions with Loki himself on the middle of all of it. However season two of Loki gearing up for a mid-2023 launch with its plot particulars nonetheless beneath wraps does give hope to the likelihood that the inclusion of this epic arc remains to be on the desk.