Star Wars! You know what that means: time for more unpopular opinions. We’re talking about Rebels’ function in the larger Star Wars franchise, how this series was the proving ground for some of the Disney era’s best elements, and why, despite its best attempts, Rebels did not convince Missy that Star Wars is for her.
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
Transmedia Spectacle and Transownership Storytelling as Seen on TV: Star Wars from the Holiday Special to Rebels by Matt Hills
Star Wars After Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy by Dan Golding
Be Wary of Star Wars’ Politics of Violence by Abraham Riesman
Star Wars Rebels Finale Ends The Story, But We’re Not Done With These Characters by Joshua M. Patton
The Mandalorian Variation: Gender, Institutionality, and Discursive Constraints in Star Wars Rebels by Ross Garner