Darth Vader 004 Cover

Darth Vader #4

Published April 8th, 2015


Vader #4 is the fourth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on April 08, 2015 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Vader (2015)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date04/08/2015
  • Episode Number#4
  • Story ArcsVader

Publisher's Summary

Revenge of the Battle Droids???
Vader returns to Geonosis to build his army!
The Dark Lord’s ascension continues!

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Opening Crawl

Book I, Part IV

Chaos grips the Galactic Empire. After the destruction of THE DEATH STAR, the disgraced Sith Lord, DARTH VADER, was demoted by his Master, Emperor Palpatine. It is now clear to him that no man can be trusted. The rule of the law is in danger.

Unknown to the Emperor, Vader is quietly pursuing his own interests: the mysterious Force-strong pilot who destroyed the Death Star and the identity of the stranger who is conspiring with the Emperor.

But for this he will need his own personal, secret forces. Vader recruits droid archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA to do so – and she leads the fallen Jedi to the old warzone of GEONOSIS….