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Valance has escaped the clutches of the Empire, and finally has a lead on who's REALLY behind the mysterious crime syndicate, the Hidden Hand. In the process, he's uncovered a mystery about his own past.
Darth Vader… AND members of the Rebellion, desperate for one last arms deal with The Hidden Hand.
Will Valance be able to finish the job and kill Vader? Will Vader crush the Rebellion once and for all? Or will The Hidden Hand continue to walk between the raindrops and escape them all? Check out the thrilling finale to find out!
Darth Vader is on the hunt for a mysterious criminal syndicate operating outside of the Empire's rule. But little does he know that he too is being targeted - by a group of the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunters, hired by the syndicate to take out Vader once and for all! Led by fallen Imperial Officer Beilert Valance, this ragtag group of assassins will stop at nothing to score the biggest bounty of their lives. Valance and Dengar seek out the perfect weapon to kill the Sith Lord…which they'll need when Vader turns the tables and corners them! And both the hunters and the hunted will uncover dark secrets behind the criminal syndicate known only as the Hidden Hand!
THE HUNTER BECOMES THE HUNTED! VALANCE and DENGAR track DARTH VADER while also seeking out the perfect weapon to kill the SITH LORD…which they'll need as Vader turns the tables on the hunters and corners them! And both hunter and hunted uncover dark secrets behind the criminal syndicate known only as THE HIDDEN HAND.
THE DOUBLE CROSS!
VALANCE and his crew of bounty hunters have DARTH VADER on the ropes, surrounding him with enemy ships.
Vader is the greatest pilot in the galaxy, though, and he's about to go head to head with the Imperial Navy's former best pilot... Beilert Valance!
But if Valance can survive this aerial duel, will he survive betrayal on land, as a member of the Rebellion lies hidden within his ranks!
Target Vader 5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book miniseries Star Wars: Target Vader.
THE GREAT ESCAPE!
VALANCE has been betrayed, captured, and now stands alone.
But nothing will stop THE HUNTER from finishing his prey... DARTH VADER, who is closing in on his own target, THE HIDDEN HAND, a mysterious syndicate working with scum, villainy... and the REBELLION?
Can Valance use his training as a former Imperial to escape... or will he find out he has more in common with the Dark Lord than he could ever have imagined?!
HUNTING THE HUNTERS! DARTH VADER is trapped, alone, and surrounded by deadly bounty hunters…but the SITH LORD is never truly alone as long as he wields the Dark Side of The Force! VALANCE and his gang of bounty hunters soon find that the hunters have become the hunted, as Vader picks them off one-by-one -- and he's helped by one of Valance's own!