Obi-Wan Kenobi and Stranger Things 4 Review, Ms. Marvel First Reactions, DC’s Blue Beetle First Look

The CB Nation crew discusses all the big reveals from the Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi and Stranger Thing season 4 premieres, let’s drop early comments on Ms. Marvel and take a first look at the Blue Beetle movie costume! We also discuss: Star Trek: Strange New WorldsChip ‘N’ Dale: Rescue Rangers, AEW’s big Double or Nothing pay-per-view, and all the new Marvel and DC comics!

Host Kofi Outlaw is a huge Star Wars fan, but his premiere review of Obi-Wan Kenobi makes it clear that the show hasn’t gotten a full pass mark yet:

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+, and critics (like fans) had to wait for the official two-episode premiere to find out what deeper story and Star Wars Universe connections we would get. Wellbi-wan Episodes 1 and 2 certainly provide a clear story framework for the event series – but at the same time, the series feels like a somewhat jumbled mix of different Star Wars franchise pieces, rather than a bridge between them, as promised.

The bold choice to have Obi-Wan bond with a Young Leia isn’t one that gets universal acclaim either:

While it’s possible through continuity, Young Leia’s storyline certainly feels like it clashes with the more bleak and serious Obi-Wan Kenobi story – which is what most fans got to see. Leia’s story feels great ghost threat-ish with its YA tones and feelings – even the villains’ spaceport doesn’t feel menacing the way it should. The second episode felt rather lengthy with its cat-and-mouse game of hide-and-seek, without Obi-Wan himself delivering a standout action moment.

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