Darth Vader 2020 003 Cover

Darth Vader (2020) #3

Published July 29th, 2020


Dark Heart of the Sith #3 is the third issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader (2020), set in the classic era. It was published on July 29, 2020 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary


In his quest to destroy everyone who hid the existence of his son, Luke Skywalker, from him, Darth Vader has formed an unlikely partnership with an eerie shadow from his previous life.
Now they return to Naboo where a powerful new host of vengeful ghosts awaits them.
Delve deeper into Vader’s past than you thought possible with this shocking tale of tragedy and revenge!

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Opening Crawl

Part III

Darth Vader revealed the truth: He is Luke Skywalker’s father. But Luke refused Vader’s call to the dark side of the Force and escaped.

Enraged, Vader has taken a squad of death troopers and the Imperial forensics droid, ZED-6-7, on a quest of revenge against everyone who hid Luke from him. Vader’s bloody journey led has revealed an unlikely ally – Sabé, Queen Padmé Amidala’s former handmaiden.

Sabé has sworn to avenge her fallen queen. Now, Vader’s quest into his son’s past becomes a hunt for the truth of Padmé’s death. A hunt that compels Vader to return to Naboo….