Star Wars 012 Cover

Star Wars #12

Published November 18th, 2015


Showdown on the Smuggler's Moon #5 is the twelfth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on November 18, 2015 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Showdown on the Smuggler’s Moon!
Plus: Lightsabers! Loads of Lightsabers!
And finally: the truth about Sana Solo!

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book II, Part V

It is a period of renewed hope for the Rebellion. On his quest to learn the ways of the Jedi, Luke Skywalker has been taken prisoner on the infamous moon Nar Shaddaa by Jedi artifact collector GRAKKUS THE HUTT.

Forced into a fight to the death with Kongo the Disemboweler, Luke is struggling to survive. Unbeknownst to Grakkus, his Gamester has sold him out to the Empire. Meanwhile, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Sana, the woman claiming to be Han’s wife, are traveling to Nar Shaddaa in response to the distress call about Luke from the rebel fleet.

Chewbacca and C-3PO, having arrived on the Smuggler’s Moon first, encounter a bounty hunter named Dengar who plans to use Chewie as bait. Han arrives just in time to fight to reclaim his friend and continue the search for Luke….