March 2015 Preview

star-wars-rebels-photo-536771cd029fe[1]With only a month to go before Celebration Anaheim, March has a lot of excitement in store for Star Wars fans.

Star Wars Rebels Season One Finale – March begins with the epic season finale of Star Wars Rebels, “Fire Across the Galaxy.” In addition to a retrospective on the first season here at FANgirl, we’ll also have extensive thoughts on Rebels in the March edition of the Hyperspace Theories podcast.

Fangirls Going Rogue – The fangirls help you get ready for Celebration with more advice and suggestions for preparing for the convention. We’ll have some great guests joining us for this month’s episode, too.

Heroines Abound – March is a big month for heroines. The first two issues of Marvel’s Princess Leia mini-series debut. Both The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Legend of Korra: Book Four: Balance release on Blu-ray and DVD. And Disney unveils its latest live-action retelling, Cinderella from director Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Chris Weitz, recently reported to be working on the first standalone Star Wars movie.

Here are a few of the other things we’re looking forward to in March:

New Star Wars Books

  • Star Wars Rebels: Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks (by Jason Fry) – March 3rd

New Star Wars Comics

  • Princess Leia #1 – March 4th
  • Star Wars #3 – March 11th
  • Princess Leia #2 – March 18th
  • Darth Vader #3 – March 25th

New Movies

  • Chappie – March 6th
  • Cinderella – March 13th
  • Run All Night – March 13th
  • The Divergent Series: Insurgent – March 20th




Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and the intersection of women within Star Wars fandom. She is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars and Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia from DK Publishing, a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine with numerous articles on the Hero's Journey. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and Fangirls Going Rogue. Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to