Darth Vader 024 Cover

End of Games #5

Published August 10th, 2016


Vader #24 is the twenty-fourth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader. It was published on August 10, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Vader
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date08/10/2016
  • Episode Number#24
  • Story ArcsEnd of Games

Publisher's Summary

Vader is lost in his inner mindscape, lost in visions of the Force!
Is he truly more machine now than man?
Or can he fight his way back from the brink?

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book IV, Part V

It is a time of rebuilding for the Empire. After the destruction of the Death Star, Darth Vader is atoning for his failure by destroying all who would oppose
the Empire.

The droids Triple-Zero and Beetee have been sent to capture Vader’s secret ally, Dr. Aphra—but taking advantage of their programming, she changes their protocol to help her escape. Just as they are about to steal a ship to freedom, however, Aphra comes up with a new plan.

Meanwhile, Vader has tracked down the traitorous scientist, Cylo, to end things once and for all. That is, until Cylo reveals his secret weapon: the kill switch that controls the Sith Lord’s life-giving cybernetic suit….