Star Wars 005 Cover

Skywalker Strikes #5

Published May 20th, 2015

About the Issue

Star Wars #5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book serie Star Wars published by Marvel Comics. It was released on May 20, 2015.


Publisher's Summary

As Luke goes home in search of the truth about his late mentor…
…Leia takes Han on a secret mission of vital importance to the Rebellion.
Unfortunately, they both run into some unfriendly encounters.

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Opening Crawl


It is a period of renewed hope for the Rebellion. The evil Galactic Empire’s greatest weapon, the Death Star, has been destroyed by the young rebel pilot Luke Skywalker.But Skywalker knows he has a long way to go if he ever hopes to become a true Jedi. Seeking clues to his destiny, he has returned home to Tatooine.Meanwhile, Darth Vader is seeking answers of his own and has hired the notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the pilot who destroyed the Death Star....