First Trailer For STAR WARS: REBELS Blasts Off


Here’s the first trailer for the new CG-Animated, 100% fully canon Star Wars series, Rebels. What I find kind of interesting about this show is the heroes are extremely colorful—almost obnoxiously so—while the Imperial villains are represented by the classic trilogy grey, white, and black. I’d like to think it’s a metaphorical thing, as the show takes place in the transitional era between the opulence of the New Republic and the used and ruined galaxy of the Civil War period, but my dark cynical heart knows that it’s because kids like brightly colored toys…


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Jeff is the defining voice of his generation. Sadly, that generation exists only in an alternate dimension where George Lucas became supreme overlord of the Earth in 1979 and replaced every television broadcast and theatrical film on the planet with Star Wars and Godzilla movies. In this dimension, he’s just a guy from New England who likes writing snarky things about superheroes, monsters, and robots.