He’s back … yet again: why death in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is overrated

He’s back … yet again: why death in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is overrated
After the return of Luke Skywalker and Palpatine, Marvel is heading in the same resurrection direction with its superheroes

Remember the infamous trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in which ghostly Luke muttered those not-so immortal words: “No one’s ever really gone”? It turned out to be a pretty big clue for the almighty disaster that JJ Abrams’s movie turned out to be, as the film-maker wheeled out zombie Palpatine, revealed Snoke as a lab-grown puppet and Death-Starred Lucasfilm’s entire sequel trilogy project in one fell stroke.

Should we not be a little worried, then, that another Disney-owned studio, Marvel, has for some time now been going the same way? This week saw the launch on Disney+ of Loki, in which the god of mischief re-emerges despite having the life crushed out of him by Thanos in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. Of course, this is not quite the same Loki,
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