Recontextualizing the first major publishing release of the Disney/Star Wars era through its female leads. Part 2: The Optimist.
Recontextualizing the first major publishing release of the Disney/Star Wars era through its female leads. Part 1: The Cynic.
There is a much-needed exploration of the visionary political leader who hoped for the best but prepared for the worst.
A look back at the strange journey of the third, and shortest, Star Wars animated series that did not quite connect with fans.
LEGO and Lucasfilm reach deep into Star Wars canon pockets and pull out an obscure character to center its Halloween entry around and tell some terrifying tales.
The new faces we met and would like to see again, or the ones we won’t see again but wish we could.
Get in the spooky spirit with some scary tales involving your favorite Star Wars heroes.
Star Wars Visions is Lucasfilm’s attempt to get anime fans interested in Star Wars. So which stories put their best foot forward in making that happen?
Proof you can tell a villain’s story and make them sympathetic without redemption. If only the screenplay rose to match the potential of the premise.
Holiday sweaters, Funko Pops, and Disney Plus specials are just the beginning.
Also known as the female Yoda in The Phantom Menace, the mystery of the whereabouts of this Jedi Master remains strong in the force.
Revisit (or discover for the first time) one of the best stories in Star Wars with Jedi: Fallen Order cutscenes.
Keeve Trennis makes a drastic decision in order to save two Jedi Masters and ends up in the crosshairs of the Drengir. Issues #6 – 8.
A focus on themes from the first season of The Bad Batch. Part two.
A focus on themes from the first season of The Bad Batch. Part one.
Justina Ireland keeps The High Republic short stories interesting by presenting another dangerous facet of the Drengir during an Agricultural gathering on Starlight.
Part two of the season finale takes place mainly on Kamino as the Bad Batch (together again) race against the elements and have a few conversations along the way.
Would you want to spend $5–6K to be stuck with 100 families for two days during the Covid-era?
Part one of the season finale has the team return to Kamino to confront Crosshair, and some hard truths as the Empire looms in the background.
A new Jedi Padawan meets characters from The High Republic Adventures in this middle-grade tale of the Battle of the Republic Fair.
The Bad Batch attempts another rescue op for a familiar character with less than favorable results, putting the pieces in place for a major showdown.
For Back to School month, take a break from reading a Star Wars novel and refresh your knowledge of Star Wars history with a fun, multipurpose reference book.
The second adult novel in The High Republic brings another tragedy to the Jedi while the divisions within the Nihil grow (mild spoilers).
A calm before the storm episode finds the Bad Batch saving Cid from two criminal factions and making a potential ally.
The Jedi with the cane lightsaber who stole hearts in The Clone Wars is MIA in the Star Wars universe. Oh, where could he be?
Hera Syndulla’s arc wraps up as leaders in both the Bad Batch and the Empire go rogue.
Most franchises are failing at Latine representation in Hollywood. Lucasfilm, take note.
The merging of Filoni’s Star Wars animation-verse continues as the story shifts to Ryloth and the Twi’leks post-Clone Wars.
More than halfway through the season, episode ten finds the team, and the series, going in circles.
Anime Expo Lite gave us our first look at Star Wars Visions coming this September.
Wonder what a nightmare Vegas vacation would be like that does not involve Chevy Chase? Look no further.
Wrapping up Wave One of The High Republic, the last High Republic Adventures issue ends with a big reveal.
We get more answers to the mystery surrounding Omega and a battle between bounty hunters.
How far back can a long time ago stretch? Exclusive for FanFare on Medium.
Crosshair and Crosshair’s attitude return in this episode to try and end the Bad Batch, but a whole other problem is waiting in the wings.
I’ve joined a Baaaad Batch of Pop Culture Writers over on Medium.
Rex finally shows up just in time for things to go bad for the Bad Batch.
The emergence of Saw Gerrera in The Bad Batch as an immediate person of concern for the Empire got me thinking…what is his old fighting partner up to?
The Bad Batch takes a trip to Corellia to retrieve a valuable item from the Clone Wars and meets two familiar sisters along the way.
The comic crossover event could hint at the future of upcoming Disney+ series and Lucasfilm creatives.
The recommendation for June as the summer season begins is a Galaxy’s Edge novel that is like reading an addictive Hallmark movie.
The fifth episode of The Bad Batch feels more like The Mandalorian as the team delves deeper into the underworld and meets an old acquaintance of the Jedi.
How publishing and the Expanded Universe in the 90s kept Star Wars alive and helped it become the most successful Space Opera franchise of all time.
Fennec Shand makes her animated debut and inadvertently gives the Bad Batch much needed lessons for surviving their new reality.
Revisiting an old The Clone Wars episode in season one made me wonder: Is Lucasfilm sitting on an epic General Grievous story?
Crosshair returns to lead Imperial recruits on a mission as the transition from Republic to Empire starts to take shape.
Hutt politics threaten trouble but a solution is presented that could have lasting impact as the Jedi figure out how to defeat the Drengir. Meanwhile, Zeen and Krix manage to find trouble of their own.
Cavan Scott is the next writer up for a two-part story in Star Wars Insider, involving a new character who has to solve a mystery amid the fallout of The Great Disaster.
The second episode gives some hints at the other problems the team might face besides their former brother hunting for them.
The second new Star Wars Disney+ series The Bad Batch starts with the birth of the Galactic Empire and a whole set of problems for our heroes.
There can only be one recommendation for the beginning of May. Get ready for The Bad Batch with The Clone Wars arc that serves as a pilot.
Over the past five years, Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB have brought some unique experiences to a new, but still struggling gaming platform.
Many outlets are discussing The High Republic wave two projects as a whole but let’s focus on the two most unique projects and the bigger picture.
The fate of the bounty hunter who could hold his own against the Jedi during the Clone Wars is unknown and open for speculation.
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