Last Updated on: October 10th, 2023

LokiWho is Loki?

Loki is one of the most iconic and complex characters in both Marvel Comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). He is the God of Mischief and is based on the Norse deity of the same name. Created by writer Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and artist Jack Kirby, Loki first appeared in “Journey into Mystery” #85 in 1962.

In the comics, Loki is the adoptive brother of Thor, the God of Thunder. He is the son of Laufey, the King of the Frost Giants of Jotunheim, but was adopted by Odin, the ruler of Asgard, after the end of a war between Asgard and Jotunheim. Despite being raised as a member of the royal family of Asgard, Loki always feels like an outsider due to his Frost Giant heritage.

Loki is characterized by his cunning, manipulative nature, and his desire for power and recognition. He is a master of illusion, capable of shapeshifting and deceiving even the most powerful beings in the Marvel Universe. Throughout the comics, Loki’s actions often lead to chaos and conflicts, particularly with his brother Thor and other Avengers.

In the MCU, Loki is portrayed by actor Tom Hiddleston. He first appears in “Thor” (2011) and quickly becomes a fan-favorite character. In the film, Loki’s desire for the throne of Asgard drives him to manipulate events and cause a rift between him and Thor, leading to a chain of events that sets up future films in the MCU.

Loki’s character undergoes significant development in the MCU, from being the primary antagonist in “The Avengers” (2012) to evolving into a more complex and conflicted antihero as the series progresses. His complex relationship with his brother Thor, his adoptive family, and his struggles with identity and self-acceptance make him a multi-layered and compelling character.

Loki’s popularity has led to him receiving his own Disney+ series titled “Loki” (2021). The show explores different timelines and versions of the character, delving deeper into his psyche and motivations.

Throughout both the comics and the MCU, Loki’s character challenges the traditional notions of hero and villain, blurring the lines between good and evil. He embodies the themes of redemption, identity, and the complexities of family ties, making him one of the most beloved and enduring characters in the Marvel Universe.

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In the News

  • ‘Loki’ Season 2 is the Second Most Viewed Season Premiere on Disney+ This Year with 10.9 Million Views After Three Days, October 10, 2023
  • Loki and O.B. Arrive at Avengers Campus in Disney California Adventure for a Limited Time, October 5, 2023
  • “Loki” Season 2 Collaboration Coming Soon to McDonald’s, August 9, 2023
  • ‘Loki’ Season 2 Trailer Breaks Viewership Records For Disney+ With 80 Million Online Views, August 1, 2023
  • Loki Season 2 Starts Filming This Summer, Says Tom Hiddleston, May 14, 2022
  • ‘Loki’ To Return For Season 2 At Disney+, July 15, 2021
  • Fortnite Announces New Loki Crew Skin, June 26, 2021
  • Release Date Announced for Avengers: Infinity War DVD and Blu-Ray, July 10, 2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War Box Office Totals (Updated Weekly), April 28, 2018
  • Marvel’s Magical Run Continues: Infinity War Breaks Pre-Sale Record, March 18, 2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War Release Date Will Be Earlier Than Scheduled!, March 2, 2018
  • Thor: Ragnarok Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date Announced!, January 10, 2018
  • Marvel Releases New Poster and Trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, November 29, 2017
  • Could a New Thor Attraction Be Coming to Disneyland?, November 7, 2017
  • Thor: Ragnarok is a Box Office Hit! | Disney Movie News, November 6, 2017
  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Tops $1 Billion!, May 24, 2016
  • Captain America: Civil War Has Strong First Weekend, May 9, 2016