Star Wars: Kanan, Vols 1 – 5, Review

After Disney’s acquisition of the Star Wars franchise, it immediately launched a new television show under its banner, Rebels.  Rebels has since completed two full seasons with a third currently in production.  Much of the show’s emotional gravitas has focused on one of its heroes, Kanan Jarrus. A padawan who survived Order 66, the infamous…

Star Wars: Darth Vader, Annual 1 – Review

Among the fresh wave of Star Wars comics released under the Marvel Comics banner, there is near universal agreement that Darth Vader is one of the best of the bunch, if not the best.  The quality boils down to not just the writing, but to the artwork, as well.  It takes considerable care to render…

Star Wars Special: C-3PO – Review

The Force Awakens returned many of our favorite characters from the Original Trilogy back to the screen, but not without the obvious changes to their outward appearances as evidence of the thirty some years since Return of the Jedi.  For those characters who would not necessarily age, at least if properly maintained, and of course,…

The Women of Disney’s Star Wars

On April 7, the first trailer for the first non-sequential Star Wars film, Rogue One, was released to great fanfare.  Focused on the main character Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones, and the trailer featured her recruitment by the Rebel Alliance to uncover and stop the Empire’s new super weapon.  The trailer is just over…