Star Wars: Rebels – The Mystery of Chopper Base

In the penultimate episode of Rebels’ Season Two, the mystery isn’t the local fauna of the planet the rebels are trying to call home, but whether additional hints are being laid down to foreshadow something or somethings terrible in next week’s season finale.  “The Mystery of Chopper Base,” tentatively is a straight forward episode along…

Star Wars: Rebels – The Call

Rebels has always existed as a hybrid television show, neither completely serialized nor built entirely of stand alone episodes.  However, usually when the show dips into stand alone episodes, they are episodes built to focus on specific characters and offer a deeper understanding of them. They’re characterization episodes to put it bluntly.  Season Two has…

A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller – Review

In the fall of 2012, Disney bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion.  When the dust cleared from that incredible transaction, Disney made a number of decisions on how to proceed with its Star Wars franchise. One such decision was to declare the then existing Expanded Universe invalid.  As part of this choice, Disney outlined what would…

Star Wars: Rebels – Wings of the Master

There are a number of iconic vehicles in the Original Star Wars franchise, such as the X-wing, the Star Destroyer, and obviously, the Millennium Falcon.  After we push aside the TIE fighters, Y-wings, and snow speeders, there are two Rebel fighters which find their way into the beloved canon: the nimble A-wing and the more…