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Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #23

Published November 14th, 2018


Fortress Vader #5 is the twenty-third issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on November 14, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Darkness rises above MUSTAFAR as the brutal designs of LORD MOMIN begin to take shape.
But the planet’s inhabitants cannot take this desecration lightly, and shape plans of their own.

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Part V

Emperor Palpatine has granted Darth Vader a planet to do with what he will — and Vader has chosen Mustafar, a world ripe with dark side energies he wishes to harness for himself.

But Palpatine’s other gift, the Mask of Lord Momin, has revealed the terrifying power to possess others and replace its host’s life force with that of its long-dead Sith master

Momin’s spirit has offered its unique and formidable expertise in helping Vader construct the perfect fortress in which to channel Mustafar’s dark side energies and open a portal through the Force. A gateway, Momin says, which could even reunite Vader with his deceased wife, Padmé Amidala….