Star Wars 048 Cover

Star Wars #48

Published May 23rd, 2018


Star Wars #48 is the forty-eighth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was published on May 23, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date05/23/2018
  • Episode Number#48
  • Story ArcsMutiny at Mon Cala

Publisher's Summary

The Rebellion’s fight to liberate Mon Cala continues! While Han, Luke and Leia undertake a perilous and nigh-impossible rescue, Threepio must keep up his vital mission…of hobnobbing at the opera?!

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Opening Crawl

Part V

It is a period of rebuilding in the galaxy. After the victory Jedha, thanks to Queen Trios’ secret betrayal of the Empire, Rebel leaders Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo search for a new base and new allies in their struggle against the evil Galactic Empire.

Meanwhile, Trios continues to feign loyalty to the Empire while on the Imperial-occupied water world, Mon Cala. With the Mon Cala King Lee-Char imprisoned, Grnad Admiral Urtya is hesistant to add their powerful fleet to the rebel cause.

But Leia came up with a plan to win the support of the people—with or without Urtya. After capturing the Moff of Mon Cala and replacing him with a shape-shifting Clawdite, Leia, Luke and Han used their prisoner to sneak into Lee-Char’s prison—but were unprepared for what awaited them….