Loki first reactions: here’s what the critics thought

Loki is less than two days away from its release on Disney Plus. The God of Mischief’s standalone MCU TV show arrives on streamer Wednesday, June 9, and fans are curious to know if it’s as good as its synopsis suggests.

Well, MCU fans can rest easy. According to critics, who have already covered the first two episodes of Loki — Nerdshala — it looks like the trickster lord’s solo outing could be the best Marvel TV series yet.

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The social media ban for Loki was lifted on Sunday at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET/5 p.m. BST and, hereby, Marvel and Disney are on a winner with their upcoming TV series.

Many critics have praised the show’s script, the chemistry between its cast, the exploration of the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse (MCM) and the surprising inclusion of Loki, with its humor as well as its twists and turns.

Check out our roundup of the best social media reactions to Loki, including our entertainment reporter Tom Power’s thoughts on the TV show, below:

Loki social media reactions are universally positive

Fandango and Rotten Tomatoes critic Eric Davis says he “loved” the first two entries in the series, and praised the “bromance” between Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and Owen Wilson’s Agent Mobius:

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Brandon Davis of the Phase Zero podcast, meanwhile, describes Loki as a “really exciting, big step forward for the wider, expansive stories of the MCU”:

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Collider’s Steve Weintraub praised the show’s ability to take the MCU “in a new direction”, while viewers “try to watch Loki and figure out what’s going on instead of keeping him in control”:

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Rachel Leishman of The Mary Sue gave a simple but effective spoiler-free response to the first two episodes of Loki:

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EW and Nerdist writer Andrea Towers calls Loki “brilliantly fun” and says she “can’t wait to see how the rest of the series plays out”:

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And, finally, Nerdshala’s own Tom Power lauded the marriage between the series’ funny visuals, ominous moments, and the clever way the show’s plot was written:

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Our spoiler-free review of Loki will go live tomorrow at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET/5 p.m. BST, so make sure you check out the latest Disney Plus Marvel TV shows to get a more detailed look at what you think. See back here for

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