Darth Vader 2020 037 Cover

Darth Vader (2020) #37

Published August 16th, 2023


Darth Vader (2020) #37 is the thirty-seventh issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader (2020), set in the classic era. It was published on August 16, 2023 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Vader (2020)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date08/16/2023
  • Episode Number#37

Publisher's Summary

CURSE OF THE JEDI! Killer Droids have taken over Darth Vader’s flagship Super Star Destroyer, the Executor! But even with the powerful Kyberite shield, the Dark Lord of the Sith cannot fully control the Force! Will the lessons of Jedi Masters Qui-Gon and Obi-Warn [sic] save him from the SCOURGE — or make him a tool for its galactic conquest?

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Opening Crawl


After the Fermata Cage caused Darth Vader’s control of the Force to waver, he tracked down Doctor Chelli Aphra to help him retrieve the ancient Zaly Shield: a weapon made of kyberite that can help Force users focus their energies.

Darth Vader utilized the shield to take on the droid uprising that launched an attack on the Sith Lord while his powers were not fully in control.

As Vader slowly regained his command of the Force, he turned the tide in the battle with the droid uprising, directing Ochi and Zed to retrieve the scraps of fallen droids and enlist them to serve his dark purposes….