Darth Vader Dark Lord Sith 021 Cover

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #21

Published September 12th, 2018


Fortress Vader #3 is the twenty-first issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on September 12, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

DARTH VADER returns to the place of his birth as he seeks the path to his destiny.
Echoes from the past reach out to him — both from his own, and from the dark history of the SITH.

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Opening Crawl

Part III

The Republic is overthrown. Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy with an iron fist. Palpatine’s apprentince — Darth Vader — serves his master’s Empire by rooting out surviving Jedi with the help of the Inquisitorius, a squad of dark side adepts.

But they have done their job too well. No Jedi remain for Vader to hunt. As a reward for his service, Palpatine has recovered the royal starship of Padmé Amidala, the deceased wife of the man Vader once was.

He now has Palpatine’s blessing to go where he will in pursuit of the powers of the dark side. But Vader has only one prize in mind — the world of Mustafar….