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

Werewolf By Night Fantastic Fest

Michael Giacchino’s ‘Werewolf by Night’ is a Cheeky, Ghoulish, and Short Fright

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More Man-Thing in All Things.

She Hulk Episode Intelligencia

‘She-Hulk’ Introduces a Supervillain Threat with Phase One Ties

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We examine ‘She-Hulk’ Episode 6 and consider who’s running the Intelligencia message board.

Marvel D23 Expo

The Best Marvel Reveals from D23 Weren’t Released Online

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Here’s what we experienced in the room that you could not gauge on your screens at home.

She Hulk The Wrecking Crew

Who is the ‘She-Hulk’ Big Bad?

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We dig into She-Hulk Episode 4 and consider the larger threat lurking in the shadows. Are we about to meet an old foe?

She Hulk Episode 3

‘She-Hulk’ Continues the Wong Supremacy Celebration

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It’s time to put Benedict Wong above the title.

She Hulk Episode Superhuman Law

‘She-Hulk’ Continues to Tease Some Major MCU Shake-Ups

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This show is the best there is at what it does, bub.

She-Hulk Review

‘She-Hulk’ is the Most Comic Book Entry in the MCU So Far

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The new Disney+ series presents superheroes as everyday fixtures, and their blah-ness creates a new excitement in the MCU.

Predator Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics Finally Unleashes its ‘Predator’

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The Predator has nearly as long a history in comics as it does in film. So, yes, a new issue in a Marvel Comics series is a big deal.

Ms Marvel Episode Ending Mutants

All That Matters is that Ms. Marvel’s Powers Come from Within

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Inhuman no more.