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,…

Star Wars: Star Wars, Vols 1 -3, – Review

Until 2015, there were probably three types of comic book readers when it came to Star Wars on the illustrated printed page.  Those who first dove into the new adventures produced by Marvel from the release of A New Hope through to the late 1980s, those who first experienced it with the titles released by…