Loki is definitely one of the most loved series that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has released in the past year and from there, a lot of fan favorite characters were introduced. Different variants of the God of Mischief were made known and one of which is Alligator Loki which everyone really loved. Now, from the Disney Plus series, he would be having his own solo spinoff comic!
Marvel Comics dropped the news that Alligator Loki will be having his own 12-part comic story through the Infinity Comics format. It would be exclusively released on the Marvel Unlimited app. The series would be penned by Alyssa Wong and the illustrations would be by Robert Quinn with the colors by Pete Pantazis.
Alligator Loki made his debut in the latter half of the Marvel series, Loki, and has been loved since then considering that he is one of the most peculiar variants of the God of Mischief and he definitely piqued the interest of many as to how he became an alligator, even the other variants ask the same question on how he ended up like that. He’s adorable but don't be deceived because he’s still a variant of the God of Mischief and he can be really vicious.
Marvel’s Assembled: The Making of Loki showed the behind-the-scenes of the series and there, it was revealed that having Alligator Loki was the idea of the director of the series, Kate Herron, even wanting the character to have beautiful eyes. They also showed a version of Alligator Loki wearing a full costume like the one Loki used to wear when he was in Asgard.
The character was based on a support alligator, Wally, whom they studied the physics of his movements to pull off Alligator Loki. Rodney Fuentebella designed the character in the series.
Alligator Loki’s comic series will follow the titular character and Thor where they meet and get to know each other at an amusement park in Asgard. The synopsis of the comic series is as follows:
“For his entire life Thor has only known one brother, Loki. Known to all as conniving, sneaky, and cunning! But a new Loki is ready to take his place. He may be smaller, he may be cuter, and... an alligator?! But don't be deceived, Alligator Loki has all the same attributes as his human counterpart and is ready to get into some trouble!"
The first part of the comic series is now out on the Marvel Unlimited app. Alligator Loki will be releasing a new chapter every other Friday.