Loki was the third Marvel Studios series to roll out on Disney+ this year — following WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — but it’s the first one to score a formal Season 2 renewal.What is the Time Variance Authority in Marvel's Loki?
In the first episode of Disney+’s latest Marvel Studios series (released on Wednesday; read our full recap here ), a circa-2012 Loki was apprehended by the Time Variance Authority, a bureaucratic organization tasked with preserving the “sacred timeline,” a preordained version of life’s events intended to prevent the creation of a multiverse.Who is DB Cooper in 'Loki?
While in the TVA’s custody, Loki reluctantly screened a highlight reel of his life, and there was an unexpected reveal in there: The mysterious 1970s plane hijacker who became known as D.B. Cooper? That was actually the God of Mischief himself.Why was Loki banished to a time cell?
* As punishment for betraying Mobius and the TVA, Loki is banished to a Time Cell, where an unpleasant memory — in this case, Sif repeatedly punching Loki for cutting off some of her hair as a prank — plays over and over on a loop.