Darth Vader Dark Lord Sith 019 Cover

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #19

Published August 8th, 2018


Fortress Vader #1 is the nineteenth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on August 08, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

“FORTRESS VADER” BEGINS! A JEDI makes a desperate deal. THE INQUISITORS’ mission evolves. DARTH VADER discovers a theft.

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Opening Crawl

Part I

The Republic is overthrown. Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy with an iron fist.

Second only to the Emperor is Palpatine’s apprentince — the fearsome Darth Vader. Vader’s fall to the dark side of the Force and defeat at the hands of Obi-Wan Kenobi leaves him confined to a suit of cybernetic armor to preserve his life. Now, he lives only to serve his master’s Empire.

To ensure the survival of this New Order, Vader leads a squad of dark side adepts — the Inquisitorius — in rooting out and destroying the greatest threat to Palpatine’s rule — the remaining Jedi Knights….