Spark of Rebellion: A Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic is a graphic novel adaptation of the animated television series Star Wars Rebels. It was published by Joe Books Ltd on August 8, 2017.

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....

Exploring the 20-year stretch of Star Wars history between Episode III and Episode IV, Star Wars Rebels is a hit Disney XD animated series. The all-new Cinestory Comic includes three episodes of adventure in comic-style screen captures from season one.

Imperial oppression on Lothal grows stronger and the rebels must seek out new allies and resources to sustain their fight against the evil Empire. The crew of the Ghost joins forces with another rebel cell: ex-clone troopers who fought in the Clone Wars. As the rebels grow in number, so will their enemies. Through dangerous rescue missions, thrilling space chases, and spectacular lightsaber duels – the bond of our rebel crew will be put to the test like never before.


The title was announced for release on February 28, 2017 under the the title of simply Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic.[3] The title, however, was not released at that time and eventually a new listing appeared announcing the title under the new name, for publication on August 8, 2017.


Even thought the comic is titled after the Star Wars Rebels Season One premiere, Spark of Rebellion, it adapts the first five episodes of the series. These are, Spark of Rebellion, Droids in Distress, Fighter Flight, Rise of the Old Masters and Breaking Ranks. It features no new art, but rather uses stills from television series.



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