SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Captain Marvel, in theaters now.
After much anticipation, Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero solo film, Captain Marvel, has finally arrived.
Of course, fans already expected this latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to expand upon the franchise’s now-21-chapter mythology in a big way. Surprisingly enough, though, Captain Marvel managed to open up the doors of the MCU in ways few could have ever thought possible.
If you haven’t seen the movie yet, do that first, and then follow along with us as we break down five things Captain Marvel reveals about the MCU: