Eric Francisco

Eric is a film and journalism graduate of Rutgers University. Specializing in the nerdy side of pop culture, he has also written for Geekscape and TheDishh. He's still hoping to be bitten by a radioactive spider.
COD
'Warzone' Clown skin: How to get the "Big Joke" bundle in 'Call of Duty'
Eric Francisco
Put a smile on that face.
The Inverse Interview
'WandaVision': Writer who inspired it had "no role" in the show
Eric Francisco
Despite not being part of the making of the newest Disney+ streaming hit, comic book writer Tom King is thankful for the book that inspired 'WandaVision.'
The Inverse interview
Tom King: The writer who taught Batman how to love
Eric Francisco
Tom King, whose Marvel series 'Vision' inspired the Disney+ hit 'WandaVision,' continues to make superheroes smooch in his DC series 'Batman/Catwoman.'
'Splainin to do
WandaVision: Pietro and Ultron reveal the bravest part of Marvel's new show
Eric Francisco
Grieving, loss, and control become more clear themes as Wanda experiences them all in the newest episode of 'WandaVision.'
'Splainin to do
'WandaVision' Episode 3 ending explained: Was the true villain revealed?
Eric Francisco
A bizarre occurrence hints at a bigger, grander, and darker picture behind Wanda's new life.
'Splainin to do
Wanda Maximoff kids: Everything you need to know about Wiccan and Speed
Eric Francisco
While not quite House of M, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is doing some heavy lifting getting the Young Avengers to assemble.
MCU
'Avengers: Endgame': Deleted scene will make you rethink 'Avengers' (2012)
Eric Francisco
Are the Avengers actually "Earth's Mightiest Heroes"? Or are they just lucky?
'Splainin to do
'WandaVision' theory reveals the secret involvement of a mysterious Avenger
Eric Francisco
If it's true, this will mean big things for the MCU in Phase Four.
Last Call
You need to watch the weirdest zombie movie on Netflix before it leaves next week
Eric Francisco
At its Sundance premiere in 2016, audiences walked out. In 2021, here's why you should stay home and watch.
'Splaining to do
'WandaVision' is fixing the worst part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Eric Francisco
The most unlikely Marvel show is welcoming legions back to the MCU since 2019. The implications could be immense.
'Splainin to Do
'WandaVision' fake commercials: Stark and Strucker Easter eggs, explained
Eric Francisco
The first two fake commercials in WandaVision tell the twisted story of Wanda Maximoff.
'Splainin to Do
What is SWORD? 'WandaVision' symbol may reveal Marvel's Phase Four plans
Eric Francisco
We admit we know little, but what we do know about S.W.O.R.D. may have big implications for Phase Four of the MCU.
The Inverse Review
'WandaVision' review: The most exciting MCU story yet is also the weirdest
Eric Francisco
Equal parts fun and funny, WandaVision is truly unlike anything anyone has seen before.
Inverse Recommends
Here's the one Marvel movie you need to watch before 'WandaVision'
Eric Francisco
And no, it's not Avengers: Infinity War.
Movie Magic
How the VFX studio behind 'WandaVision' is changing sci-fi television
Eric Francisco
Ahead of its Marvel debut, MARZ reveals the tricks behind their special effects work on sci-fi hits like Umbrella Academy and Watchmen.
Awkward Phase
'Warrior' star Chen Tang talks Season 3, Warcraft, and high-school football
Eric Francisco
"You feel like an old fart." 'Warrior' star Chen Tang reveals his awkward years in a Q&A exploring his high school years in Tennessee and university in Boston.
A Fish Called Wanda
Kevin Feige says the darkest Marvel comic in years inspired 'WandaVision'
Eric Francisco
In a new interview, Marvel's Kevin Feige acknowledges one of the best comics of the 2010s as a major influence over WandaVision.
Chimichanga!
'Deadpool 3' MCU release date, cast, poster, trailer, confirmed R-rating
Corey Plante, Allie Gemmill, Mae Abdulbaki and Eric Francisco
Will the R-rated Merc With a Mouth get a chance to hang in the PG-13 MCU?
MCU
Marvel Netflix shows: Kevin Feige gives a promising update for Daredevil fans
Eric Francisco
Marvel's Kevin Feige has revealed five new things about the future of the MCU. Here's what we know now, from X-Men to the Netflix-Marvel heroes.
Last Call
You need to watch the most underrated cult movie on Netflix before it leaves this week
Eric Francisco
The 2012 film is the most riveting work of director Paul Thomas Anderson's career.