Star Wars 2020 001 Cover

Star Wars (2020) #1

Published January 1st, 2020


The Destiny Path #1 is the first issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2020), set in the classic era. It was published on January 01, 2020 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

“No…I am your father.”

“In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet…scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo…lost to the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud City and bested in a vicious lightsaber duel against the evil Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker…learned the horrible truth about his past. Vader did not kill Luke’s father Anakin–Vader is Luke’s father! Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lord’s clutches, and wounded and reeling from the revelation, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, the Wookiee Chewbacca and the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance—for the fate of the entire galaxy is at stake! After so many losses is victory still possible? But, what Leia, Luke and their ragtag band of freedom fighters do not realize is that they have only traded one Imperial trap for another! Enter the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Zahra, at the helm of the Tarkin’s Will!”

“Writer Charles Soule (DARTH VADER) and artist Jesús Saiz (DOCTOR STRANGE) are taking us all to the galaxy far, far away next year! With covers by RB Silva (POWERS OF X)!”


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Opening Crawl

Part I

The Rebel Alliance has been scattered following their defeat at Hoth. To evade the Empire, Han Solo, Princess Leia Organa, Chewbacca and C-3PO fled in the ”Millennium Falcon” in hope of finding refuge with Han’s old friend, Lando Calrissian.

But Darth Vader arrived at Cloud City first and forced Lando to take them as prisoner as bait to lure Luke Skywalker into a trap. Leia managed to lead the others in a daring escape, though Han Solo was lost to Vader’s bounty hunter.

And now Luke reels from his defeat at the hands of Darth Vader….