Darth Vader 2020 030 Cover

Darth Vader (2020) #30

Published January 11th, 2023


Darth Vader (2020) #30 is the thirtieth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader (2020), set in the classic era. It was published on January 11, 2023 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Vader (2020)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date01/11/2023
  • Episode Number#30

Publisher's Summary

ALL HER SHADOWS! During their terrible battle at Padmé’s tomb on Naboo, the Queen’s most devoted handmaidens were no match for the fury of Darth Vader. So as they are about to face the Dark Lord again, the handmaidens have prepared. But so has Vader. Who will triumph in the rematch? And what dark price will that victory exact?

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Opening Crawl


Under the tutelage of Darth Vader, Sabé, the former handmaiden of Padmé Amidala, has slipped further under the influence of the Empire. Seeking to liberate their companion from Darth Vader’s grasp or put an end to her desecration of Padmé’s memory, Sabé’s fellow handmaidens apprehended the assassin Ochi of Bestoon.

Using Ochi and his security clearances, the handmaiden Dormé boarded the ”Executor” posing as Sabé to track down her whereabouts. Dormé discovered that Sabé had been dispatched to Skako Minor to assassinate Jul Tambor. Moments later, Dormé’s cover was blown by Darth Vader.

On Skako Minor, Jul Tambor attempted to sway Sabé to his side to no avail, as Sabé followed orders and shot her target down….