The sixth, final episode of the first season was released on Wednesday (14Jul21), with a post-credits scene at the end of the episode revealing, "Loki will return in season 2."
No further details were given.
The finale of the first season also teased the upcoming film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" - due for release in March 2022.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has enjoyed massive success with their Disney+ series spinoffs, including their first offering "WandaVision" - which earned an incredible 23 nods when the Emmy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday. "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier", starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, is also up for five awards at the ceremony in September.
Don Cheadle is up for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series at the Emmys, thanks to his 98-second appearance in the first episode of the series as Colonel James Rhodes.
As fans were baffled by his nomination, the actor told them he was confused as well. "Thanks, well wishers. sorry, haters. agreed, [shrug emoji] i don't really get it either. buuuuuuuuuut on we go…," so he wrote on Twitter in response to the nod.
Neither Anthony Mackie nor Sebastian Stan received nomination.