Darth Maul 005 Cover

Darth Maul #5

Published July 19th, 2017


Darth Maul #5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Maul, set in the prequel era. It was published on July 19, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Maul
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date07/19/2017
  • Episode Number#5

Publisher's Summary

Darth Maul has kidnapped Jedi Padawan Eldra Katiss [sic]…
…and he’s out for blood.
But she’s not going down without a fight.

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book I, Part V

Sith apprentice Darth Maul has infiltrated an auction attended by the most dangerous crime bosses in the galaxy against the will of his Master, Darth Sidious. The prize: Jedi Padawan Eldra Kaitis, who was captured by profiteering gangster Xev Xrexus. With a group of bounty hunters – including Cad Bane and Aurra Sing – Maul has kidnapped the Padawan with the intention of killing her to satiate his vengeance against the Jedi.

Having discovered the theft, Xrexes shoots the hunters’ vessel down and invites the auction attendees to hunt them down. Maul and Eldra split off from their group in order to pick off the pursuers. Despite working together, they bait each other until finally, their lightsabers clash….