WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS FOR LOKI. ALTHOUGH READING THIS BEFORE VIEWING EPISODE ONE WON’T RUIN THE ENTIRE EPISODE FOR YOU, IT WILL GIVE AWAY ONE CLEVER LITTLE SCENE. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Lokisheds his role of sidekick and becomes a star in the first episode ofLoki, delivering a high-concept adventure that firmly sets it apart fromWandaVisionandThe Falcon and the Winter Soldier. It embraced its sci-fi/fantasy roots so much so that its high concepts even encroached onRick and Mortyterritory.
The hottest gossip in comics is that DC is on the verge of being scooped up by the Disney empire. With the New York Times reporting that very scenario nearly happened five years ago, it bolsters speculation that a deal is imminent. So the big question: are the rumors true?