Star Wars 005 Cover

Skywalker Strikes #5

Published May 20th, 2015


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



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date05/20/2015
  • Episode Number#5
  • Story ArcsSkywalker Strikes

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

Book I, Part V

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….