Marvel Explained

Marvel Explained is an ongoing series in which our resident comics expert Brad Gullickson dives into the latest Marvel shows, movies, trailers, and news stories to divine the franchise’s future.

It also includes episode-by-episode deep dives for the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Disney+ shows:

Explore the entire Marvel Explained archive below

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness Unanswered Questions

10 Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

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Uh, that cannot be the last time we see you-know-who as you-know-who.

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness Ending Explained

The Ending of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Explained

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Don’t think you’re free from its chaos yet. Marvel’s Multiversal madness is just beginning.

Moon Knight Episode

5 Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Moon Knight’

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It’s laters gators for now as we contemplate where Marc and his alters go from here.

Moon Knight Cinematography

How Comics and Oscar Isaac Dictated the Cinematography of ‘Moon Knight’

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We chat with cinematographers Gregory Middleton and Andrew Droz Palermo about diving into the Marvel Universe and attempting to live up to their numerous artists.

Moon Knight Episode Jeff Lemire Greg Smallwood

The ‘Moon Knight’ Comic You Should Read After Episode 4

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We examine the Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood comic that clearly inspired “The Tomb.”

Moon Knight Episode

In ‘Moon Knight,’ Has Jake Lockley Hijacked the Body?

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We dig into Moon Knight Episode 3 and explore how an emerging personality could challenge the narrative going forward.

Moon Knight Episode

How Summoning the Suit Alters ‘Moon Knight’ from His Comic Book Counterpart

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After many months of anticipation, Disney+ gives fans the Mr. Knight persona. But not in the way we ever imagined.

Moon Knight Episode Explained

‘Moon Knight’ Takes the Secret Identity Trope to its Extreme

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And it makes us uncomfortable, as all good and bad Moon Knight stories tend to do.

Morbius Cinematic Universe

‘Morbius’ is an Unattractively Desperate Bid for Franchise Significance

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At least we will never see its trailer before another movie again.