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Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #12

Published February 28th, 2018


The Rule of Five #2 is the twelfth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on February 28, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

An expensive bounty has been put on Vader’s head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord’s place in the Empire?

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Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Part II

The Galactic Empire’s reign has just begun. Darth Vader, Sith apprentice to Emperor Palpatine, has been tasked with leading the Inquisitiorius to hunt down and kill the few surviving members of the former Jedi Order.

After tracking a report of a supposed Force user sighting to Cabarria, Darth Vader encounters what he discovers to be a trap. Mercenaries have been given a target – and that target is a Sith Lord.

Proving no match for Darth Vader, the mercernaries reveal that the hit on the Sith came from the highest order of the Imperial Capital of Coruscant. His pursuit to eliminate all potential threats continues….