Poe Dameron 001 Cover

Poe Dameron #1

Published April 6th, 2016


Black Squadron #1 is the first issue of the canon comic book series Poe Dameron, set in the sequel era. It was published on April 06, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesPoe Dameron
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date04/06/2016
  • Episode Number#1
  • Story ArcsBlack Squadron

Publisher's Summary

Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission…Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays’ greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!

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Opening Crawl

Book I, Part I

Thirty years have passed since the defeat of the evil Galactic Empire, but threats of turmoil are rising.

To stem the tide of the First Order, a military force aiming in secret to overthrow the New Republic, General Leia Organa has founded the Resistance movement. Looking to expand her forces, Organa has recruited the best pilot in the galaxy – POE DAMERON.

Now, with the help of his droid BB-8 and squadron of fighter pilots, Poe must act quickly to defeat any threat to the Republic that comes his way, no matter how deadly the risks….