If you do not know anything about Marvel by now, let’s face it. You must be living under a rock. But anyway, you have stumbled upon the perfect blog to read up on the most notorious and mischievous character, the character which everyone falls in love with after hating him in the beginning; Loki. If you are a Marvel fan and keep yourself updated about the movies and comics, you must know a bit about who Loki is and his part in the Marvel cinematic universe. But for those who do not know, here is a quick FAQ to brush up on your facts. So, without further ado, let’s get into it know more about Loki Cartoon.
Who is Loki?
So, before getting into the Loki cartoon, we should obviously know a little bit more about his character. So, who is Loki? In the Marvel Universe, Loki is a fictional character created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby. Brought up as an Asgardian prince by Odin and Frigga, Loki felt inferior to and lesser than his older brother Thor. (All of these characters are taken from Norse Mythology).
Growing up, Thor had been lauded for his manliness, aggression, and pride. His ability to be unflinchingly proud of his strength and skills made him the better son in Odin’s eyes. As he was the eldest, he was also in line for the throne after Odin.
Because of Thor’s visible strength, he was also favored by the common people of Asgard. Loki, however, was different than the rest. He was small and not as strong, but he made up for it by being a skilled sorcerer. (He used to make mischief with his sorcery skills, which led to him being called “God of Mischief”).
Loki is actually not Odin’s biological son. In his battles with the frost giants of Jotunheim, specifically against their leader Laufey, Odin found Laufey’s son after the battle of Jotunheim had been over. Taking pity on the child, he brought the child home and raised him as his own.
He has always been known to cause mischief, and in the MCU or Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki has tried multiple times to sabotage his brother Thor, usurp the Asgardian throne, and most importantly, wreaked havoc on Earth by bringing the Chitauri army. Luckily, the Avengers were there to save the day.
More about Loki’s Character
Loki’s character is termed as an “antihero” character. He is not a protagonist nor an antagonist as his character does not allow such black and white labels to be put on him.
We see the revengeful side of Loki, the vulnerable and betrayed side of Loki when Odin reveals his true parentage, the abandoned side of him when he was never chosen first by his father, never given the first preference, the humane side of him when he shows just the tiniest bit of emotions in front of Thor, making us realize that he just wanted his brother to understand what he was going through, and be by his side.
Lastly, we see the saddest version of him when Frigga, his mother, whom he loved the most, dies. So, Loki is a very complex character with an unstable moral compass and values. He has done many bad things, but he is also a character who has been through equally bad things. So, now aren’t you eager to know more about this character? Well, then it’s time you hang in there and read on!
His importance in the Marvel Universe
Now that you know about who Loki is and much more, we would want you to have a close look Loki cartoon’s importance and vitality in the Marvel Universe. So, let’s check out more this character in the segment below:
Disney’s Untold- Disney Upload is the newest web series by Disney. It released episodes weekly, and one of the episodes was an animated take on how the character Loki got a chance to be a part of the movies. The episode was narrated by actor Tom Hiddleston, who plays Loki in the MCU. The episode basically talks about the behind-the-scenes of being a part of those movies, training for the roles, etc.
Thor and Loki: Blood brothers- Thor and Loki, blood brothers is an animated TV mini-series containing about 4 episodes. As the title suggests, it is about Thor and Loki. In this series, Loki has taken over the Asgardian throne by deceit, and he has put everyone he dislikes in chains, like his brother Thor and father Odin. But he realizes that ruling isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It comes with many responsibilities, and Loki isn’t handling that well. Even fate is not on the side of his rule. So it all boils down to what decision Loki will take and how it’ll proceed from there.
If you want to draw Loki, you’ll need to browse the internet for quite some time to get your hands on the perfect reference material. So, get your lines and proportions correct, and the drawing will turn out absolutely amazing.
So, we have come to the end of this blog. I hope you learned something about the character Loki and developed a bit more interest in the cartoon series given here. So, do let us know how you like Loki Cartoon and how his life impresses you!
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