Star Wars 040 Cover

Star Wars #40

Published December 13th, 2017


The Ashes of Jedha #3 is the fortieth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on December 13, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

As Queen Trios’ forces move in to strip what’s left of Jedha, the Rebellion and the remaining Partisans struggle to save the planet for its survivors! The echoes of Rogue One continue to be heard through the Rebellion!

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Opening Crawl

Part III

It is period of high tension in the galaxy. The Galactic Empire has sent Queen Trios of Shu-Torun to Jedha in an attempt to collect the remaining weapon-powering kyber crystals that survived the Death Star’s attack.

Meanwhile, Rebel leaders Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker, joined by smuggler Han Solo, have met with the surviving members of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. The group is led by the Tognath named Benthic, to whom the rebels offer supplies to help the natives cause.

But when General Kanchar of the Empire drops an orbital drill onto the planet, destroying more homes of the struggling civilian survivors, the heroes of the Rebellion decide it’s time to bring the fight to the Imperials….