Kanan 009 Cover

Kanan #9

Published December 16th, 2015


First Blood #3 - The Canyons of Kardoa is the ninth issue of the canon comic book series Kanan, set in the prequel era. It was published on December 16, 2015 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesKanan
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date12/16/2015
  • Episode Number#9
  • Story ArcsFirst Blood

Publisher's Summary

Caleb Dume enters the Clone Wars for the first time!
He and his new Master Billaba take command of a Clone troop…
And face one of the most deadly Separatist generals…GRIEVOUS!

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Opening Crawl


It is a period of unrest. Fifteen years after the elimination of the Jedi Order and the fall of the Republic, Emperor Palpatine now rules the galaxy with an iron fist.

Rebels have banded together to fight back. Among them is former Jedi Padawan Caleb Dume, who who now goes by KANAN JARRUS. While searching for his ex-partner, Kanan is stabbed and falls unconscious, remembering his past as a Padawan.

Caleb recalls Jedi Master Billaba, whose previous mission suffered major casualties, causing her to question ever leading another command. Caleb courageously helped her defend the Jedi Temple from an attack by a deadly bounty hunter. In doing so, he proved himself worthy to be Master Billaba’s Padawan. Their first mission awaits….