Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston – Review

The Clone Wars first arrived as a theatrically released movie, which preceded the show’s television debut by approximately two months.  It returned fans to the era of the prequel trilogy films, then, as now, still a topic which provokes emotional responses among fans (good and bad) and began the process of carving out a significant chunk…

Riffing on Star Wars: #22 – I am no Jedi.

For fans of The Clone Wars the season finale of Rebels’ second season ended in the fan equivalent of high octane adrenaline being injected straight into the heart. Why?  It brought together master and apprentice, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano.  Their friendship and partnership was a driving force throughout the The Clone Wars series and…

Star Wars: Rebels – Steps into Shadow

On Saturday, Rebels returned for its third season with the hour long “Steps into Shadow.”  To say the premiere, debuting on Rebels’ new night, was highly anticipated is an understatement, as expectations and excitement were both boosted insanely high by the reveal at Star Wars Celebration Europe that the old Expanded Universe villain, Grand Admiral…

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…