Canon
Single Issue Comic

Star Wars (2020) #01

By
Charles Soule
Released
Jan 1, 2020
Artwork by
Jesus Saiz
Narrated by
Takes place in
3 ABY
In the
Age of Rebellion
era
Collects
Community Rating
Marvel’s relaunch of their flagship ongoing Star Wars series takes place in between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Luke deals with the loss of his hand and the crushing news that Darth Vader is his father. Leia looks for a way to rescue Han. Lando tries to fill Solo’s shoes and navigate the team dynamics of having just betrayed Han to the Empire—while also looking for a way to get even and reclaim Cloud City! A spectacular start to a great series.

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The Destiny Path Part 1

Star Wars (2020) #01 is the first issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2020) and is set immediately after the rebels' escape from Cloud City.

"No - I am your father." In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet - scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo - lost to the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud City and bested in a vicious lightsaber duel against the evil Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker - learned the horrible truth about his past. Vader did not kill Luke's father Anakin--Vader is Luke's father! Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lord's clutches, and wounded and reeling from the revelation, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, the Wookiee Chewbacca and the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance—for the fate of the entire galaxy is at stake! After so many losses is victory still possible? But, what Leia, Luke and their ragtag band of freedom fighters do not realize is that they have only traded one Imperial trap for another! Enter the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Ellian Zahra, at the helm of the Tarkin's Will! Writer Charles Soule (DARTH VADER) and artist Jesus Saiz (DOCTOR STRANGE) are taking us all to the galaxy far, far away next year! With covers by RB Silva (POWERS OF X)! THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME…BEGINS THIS JANUARY!

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