At this level, we have gotten used to scouring Marvel films and TV reveals for even the smallest particulars which may trace at storylines to come back. The primary episode of Loki has loads of these intriguing particulars, together with the looks of Kablooie gum. Is the gum only a throwaway second, or does it have one thing extra it is hiding?
The primary time we see a pack of Kablooie gum is when Agent Mobius is attempting to achieve the belief of a woman in 1549 France who is outwardly the one witness to one of many crimes in opposition to the Time Variance Authority’s brokers. First, he makes use of his pill to make her snicker with a shifting doodle of a stick determine, after which he asks her about her enamel, that are tinted blue as if she’s been consuming blue sweet. She fingers him a pack of blue gum, which, the label says, is Kablooie gum in “Blooberrie” taste. “Satan bearing items,” Mobius feedback to his TVA colleague as he instructs him to run the gum by means of their system for any data. We see it once more briefly in the long run credit, the place somebody on the TVA is holding the pack of gum, now in a transparent proof bag.
It looks like an terrible lot of emphasis to placed on one thing that is not truly vital. By the tip of the episode, we’re led to consider that the villain who has been killing the TVA brokers and messing with the timeline is one other Loki, which might then imply that he is the one who gave the gum to the woman. There’s cause to consider that is not the case, although.
Ever since WandaVision aired, theories about two Marvel villains have been floating round: Nightmare and Mephisto. Each of those theories get a lift on this episode: the reference to the “satan,” plus a lingering shot of a stained-glass window depicting the satan, looks like winks at Mephisto, whereas the precise cartoon character on the Kablooie gum pack appears to be like an terrible lot like Nightmare does within the comics. If a gum pack is definitely the important thing to determining Loki‘s mysteries, properly, it nonetheless in all probability is not the weirdest factor that is occurred in a Marvel story!