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‘Star Wars Rebels’ April 2017 Roundup

Every month, TWG gathers the latest news, interviews, fan creations, and updates pertaining to Star Wars Rebels. Have a link you want us to include in next month’s roundup? Send it here, leave it in the comments section below, or visit our Contact page.

General

  • Hera, Sabine, and Ahsoka will be appearing in a micro-series called Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. Read more about it here.
  • Concept designer/illustrator John-Paul Balmet shared some concept art of scenes that had been cut out of “Twin Suns.”
  • Warwick Davis recently tweeted that he finished recording his final lines as Rukh.

Links: Articles, Reviews

Posts related to Star Wars Rebels at StarWars.com:

  • 5 Reasons We Love AP-5 of Star Wars Rebels (Kristin Baver)
  • 5 Reasons Zeb Orrelios is the Best Lasat We Know (Amy Ratcliffe)
  • 6 Times Chopper Proved His Metal (Amy Ratcliffe)
  • Rey, Ahsoka Tano, and More Iconic Heroes to Star in New Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Animated Micro-Series (StarWars.com Team)
  • SWCO 2017: 5 Highlights From the “Heroines of Star Wars” Panel (Kristin Baver)
  • SWCO 2017: 8 Highlights From the Star Wars Rebels Season Four Trailer (Kristin Baver)
  • SWCO 2017: 8 Things We Learned From the Star Wars Rebels Season Four Panel (Kristin Baver)
  • SWCO 2017: 11 Things We Learned From Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo’s “Animated Origins and Unexpected Fates” Panel (Kristin Baver)
  • SWCO 2017: Hasbro Reveals 6-inch Black Series Thrawn, Jaina Solo, and More (Dan Brooks)

Other posts related to Star Wars Rebels:

  • 5 Heroes That Should Definitely Join Star Wars Battlefront II (Twinfinite)
  • 11 Underrated Star Wars Characters That Deserve Their Own Movie (NME)
  • 13 Star Wars Expanded Universe Concepts That Have Become Canon (IGN)
  • A Kallus Act Reveals a True Rebel…and a Star Wars legend? (Future of the Force)
  • Ahsoka “Lives” – What That Means and How She Appears in Star Wars Rebels Season 4 (Star Wars Explained)
  • Every New (and Returning!) Development Thrawn Brings to the Star Wars Universe (io9)
  • Everybody Lives: Rebels and Character Death (Eleven-ThirtyEight)
  • Future of the 4th: Amy’s Favorite Ships (Future of the Force)
  • “He Is” – Bendu, Bombadil and Balance (Eleven-ThirtyEight)
  • How Should Star Wars Rebels End? (Screen Rant)
  • Kallus and Ahsoka: Abhorred and Adored (Future of the Force)
  • On Rebels and Rumors, Clearing Things Up (Cinelinx)
  • Star Wars Geek Girl Panel at SWCO (The Rogue Rebels)
  • Star Wars: The 15 Greatest Rebel Heroes (Den of Geek)
  • Star Wars Rebels Actress Teases Ahsoka’s Powerful Return (ComicBook.com)
  • Star Wars Rebels Becoming Much More Serialized in Final Season (IGN)
  • Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Episode 1 Review: Heroes of Mandalore Part 1 (Spoiler Free) (Den of Geek)
  • Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Sneak Peek (Teachable Mommy)
  • Star Wars Rebels Season 4 will be about decisions and consequences (SyfyWire)
  • ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Season 4 Will Be Its Last — What Are Our Heroes’ Fates? (MoviePilot)
  • Star Wars Rebels’ Vanessa Marshall and Dave Filoni on Hera’s Journey, Rogue One and General Issues (Nerdvana Media)
  • Stuff We Love: The White Lightsabers of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars (SyfyWire)
  • The Rogue Rebels Favorite Memories From Star Wars Celebration Orlando (The Rogue Rebels)
  • Was Ahsoka’s Fate Revealed in the ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 4 Trailer? (/Film)
  • What is the Future of the Force? (Future of the Force)
  • Where Are the ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Characters During the Original Trilogy? (/Film)
  • Why Ahsoka Tano Deserves Her Own Star Wars Comic (Nerdist)

Comics and Books

  • Ingo Römling‏ shared two close-ups from the Star Wars Rebels comic he works on for the Rebels magazine in Germany. One features Trandoshans and a CZ-series protocol droid and the other introduces Sybl, a member of the Wrecking Crew.
  • The comic anthology Star Wars Rebels – Widerstand is on the shortlist for Germany’s Phantastikpreis 2017. To place your vote, visit here.
  • You can pre-order the two Star Wars: Forces of Destiny books on Amazon: Volume 1 and Volume 2.

Interviews

  • James Floyd spoke with author Timothy Zahn about his recently released novel, Thrawn. Read the interview at StarWars.com. He was also interviewed by Roqoo Depot.
  • Channel Star Wars captured footage of Taylor Gray at SWFFD.

Fan Creations

  • As promised, Laryssa Ferrara made her Inquisitor Pattern available on Redbubble following Star Wars Celebration Orlando. You can purchase a variety of products featuring the print, including a scarf, drawstring bag, journal, and much more.
  • Twitter user @kikacol ran as Ahsoka in Disney’s 10K race. She constructed her hat to look like Ahsoka’s montrals and headband and put together a top and arm guards in order to mirror Ahsoka’s look from Star Wars Rebels!
  • If you were a fan of Derek Laufman’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando pins, then you can pick up some of his Rebel Chibi Prints on his personal site.
  • Ashley M. Kalfas (@jedi_ash_designs) created a beautiful custom Numa doll.
  • Dennis Misigoy‏ (@DennisMisigoy) put together a Star Wars Rebels inspired poster modeled after The Last Jedi poster that was released at Star Wars Celebration Orlando.
  • There were a few Star Wars fans who dressed up as their favorite Rebels characters for Disney’s Dapper Day. My favorites included an Ahsoka and Kanan as well as a Hera and Kanan dressed in the snazziest and most clever outfits.
  • Two kids showed up to Planet Comic Con dressed as Kanan and Ezra in the Ghost! They even took a photo with John Jackson Miller. The costume was put together by Walkin’ & Rollin’, a company that creates unique costumes for special kids. Here’s a short video taking a closer look at the construction.

Games/Merchandise

  • Chopper is now part of the Star Wars Droid Factory, a build-your-own action figure experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The figure is available as an “in-store purchase only” on the Shop Disney Parks app. If you want to take a closer look at the figure, a visual guide is available the Jedi Temple Archives.
  • A Star Wars fan on Twitter asked Funko, “Can you give us a hint of your favorite upcoming Star Wars Funko Pop!?” Funko responded with, “Sideburns.” Here’s hoping an Agent Kallus Funko Pop! is on the way.
  • Both the Ahsoka and Sabine itty bittys are now available at Hallmark.com.
  • Fantasy Flight Games recently announced the upcoming release of two new Villain Packs (Maul and Emperor Palpatine) and one new Ally Pack (Ahsoka Tano) for Imperial Assault. You can read more about Ahsoka’s pack here.

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About JM (887 Articles)
Content creator of The Wookiee Gunner. Contributing writer for Jedi News, Fangirl Next Door, and Fashioned for the Geek. Podcasts: @RebelsChat, @GalacticFashion, @Team_Kanan, and @StarScavengers. You can also follow me on Twitter and Instagram.

1 Comment on ‘Star Wars Rebels’ April 2017 Roundup

  1. They really should have some of those Loth cat cake pops at the next Celebration.. ^_^

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