Published on June 7, 2021 by Darren
I published a new one As part of Piece at The dropout this evening. With Loki When we got to Disney + on Wednesday, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to take a look at the god of mischief of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what makes Loki such a compelling character.
There are many reasons Loki succeeded where other Marvel Studios villains failed. This undoubtedly includes the casting of Tom Hiddleston. Part of that, however, is also due to the way in which Loki offers an interesting twist on the classic Campbellian archetype. Arguably more than any other character in the MCU, including his own brother, Loki is characterized by a complicated and contradicting relationship with his father.