Marvel Cinematic Universe

Inverse covers every facet of the MCU, from movie and TV reviews to the latest fan theories to exclusive interviews and original essays.

Loki
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?

Inverse Codex

Every Marvel Phase Four movie and Disney+ show coming 2021 and 2022

New movies, new heroes, new dates to add to your calendar.

Mischief Managed

'Loki' Season 2: Tom Hiddleston teases a dangerous new mission

Reuniting with Sylvie will be a top priority for Loki moving forward.

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.

The Inverse Interview

Loki composer on Marvel callbacks, Kang Easter eggs, and the glory of theremin

Natalie Holt brings her own unique spin to the most chaotic Marvel character. Here's how she made 'Loki' sound so singular.

Inverse Fan Theory

Loki and WandaVision reveal how the first X-Men will join the MCU

The multiverse makes it possible for Marvel to pull a trick even greater than Ralph Bohner.

Conquered

Avengers 5 theory introduces a heroic Kang variant

Not every Kang variant is a bad guy.

Into the Multiverse

Loki ending secretly set up 3 different Marvel projects

The Loki finale is a real game-changer for the MCU.

Love and Thunder

'Loki' could hold the key to 'Thor 4’s biggest mystery

Could this be how The Mighty Thor shows up in Love and Thunder?

Falcon and the Winter Soldier
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?

Mischief Managed

'Loki' just fixed 'WandaVision' and 'Falcon and Winter Soldier’s biggest mistake

After two false starts, the MCU has finally found its groove.

Inverse Codex

Falcon and the Winter Soldier release date, trailer, cast, plot of the Disney+ show

Here's all you need to know about the action-packed Marvel show.

Mischief Managed

Loki is about to make the same mistake as Falcon and the Winter Soldier

At this point, having the rug pulled is getting boring.

Gaming

Battlefield 2042 is repeating the MCU's biggest pop culture problem

Video games need to get comfortable with offending people — here's why.

Sins of the Past

'Captain America 4': Is Red Skull's daughter the villain?

A new 'Captain America 4' leak reports the film's villain will be the Red Skull's daughter, Sin.

WandaVision
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

Did nothing wrong

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

Even the worst supervillains could use some help.

Binge Watcher

'What If?' leak connects 'WandaVision' to 'Doctor Strange 2'

Just how important is 'What If…?' to the upcoming 'Doctor Strange' sequel?

Inverse Codex

Every Marvel Phase Four movie and Disney+ show coming 2021 and 2022

New movies, new heroes, new dates to add to your calendar.

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.

Inverse Fan Theory

Loki and WandaVision reveal how the first X-Men will join the MCU

The multiverse makes it possible for Marvel to pull a trick even greater than Ralph Bohner.

Chaos synergy

'Loki' ending: 'WandaVision' Easter egg reveals a shocking connection

Time to put on the tin-foil hat.

Entertainment

'Eternals' is a big, ambitious swing that can't escape Marvel's gravity

Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao finds herself working within a system rather than outside of it in Marvel’s romantic sci-fi epic.

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.

Inverse Codex

What If? Season 2 release date, cast, plot, and trailer for the Marvel Disney Plus series

Everything you need to know about the second season of Marvel’s multiversal series.

We Are Venom

'Venom 2' redefines Eddie and Venom’s relationship in one revolutionary way

'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' didn't just break box-office records. The sequel also breaks ground in how it depicts its main couple.

Carnage

Venom 2 ending explained: Why [SPOILER] will return in Venom 3

One loose end in Let There Be Carnage may come back to bite Eddie Brock and Venom.

Let There Be Carnage

Venom 2's mind-blowing post-credits scene has leaked online

Here's what you need to know to avoid spoilers — or find them.

Carnage

Does Venom 2 have a post-credits scene? Here’s what you need to know.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage might have just changed up the ending credits scene game.

In the Beginning

Phastos: Marvel’s Eternals rating reveals a historic new character detail

Marvel's first openly gay superhero will make his big-screen debut in Eternals.

Ten Rings

Why Marvel made ‘Shang-Chi’ change the Ten Rings

'Avengers: Endgame' fatigue and classic kung fu movies led 'Shang-Chi' to reimagine its most powerful weapons.

Inverse Codex

Marvel XCOM release date, trailer, and leaks for the Firaxis game

Here's everything we know about Firaxis Games' rumored Marvel game.

Excelsior!

Look: 11 awesome character photos from Marvel Midnight Suns

Characters from the Avengers, Runaways, and X-Men team up in this supernatural strategy game.

MCU

Why Marvel keeps knocking on the Devil’s door

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.

Best of the MCU

Marvel's top 10 upcoming movies and shows, ranked by fan excitement

“Just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.”

MCU

What are Marvel's 9 new Disney+ shows? Comics might reveal the answers

There are nine unannounced Marvel shows coming to Disney+. Here’s what they could be.

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.