Darth Vader Dark Lord Sith 009 Cover

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #9

Published December 6th, 2017


The Dying Light #3 is the ninth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on December 06, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

As the threat of the Jedi continues to menace the fledgling Empire, Vader finds himself on the trail of Jedi his master has commanded him…to keep alive?

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Opening Crawl

Part III

The fledgling Galactic Empire has only just begun its reign across the galaxy. Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine’s Sith apprentice, struggles to come into his own in his new role in charge of the Inquisitors, a group of former Jedi fallen to the dark side.

Formerly a Jedi Knight known as Anakin Skywalker, Vader betrayed the Jedi Order and took the lead in their slaughter. Now, the Sith Emperor has given Vader and his new team of Inquisitors the mission of hunting down the Jedi archivist Jocasta Nu.

However, Jocasta is already upon her hunters, as she has broken into the old Jedi temple to retrieve the list of all Force-sensitive children in the galaxy. Her patience is tested, though, when an old pupil is caught dishonoring the archive….