Star Wars 050 Cover

Star Wars #50

Published July 4th, 2018


Hope Dies #1 is the fiftieth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on July 04, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars (2015)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date07/04/2018
  • Episode Number#50
  • Story ArcsHope Dies

Publisher's Summary


The REBEL FLEET is completed. It’s magnificent. It’s beautiful. It’s secret.
But no secret is kept for long from DARTH VADER.
The most epic story yet done in a STAR WARS comic begins here. Prepare to witness the Empire TRULY strike back.

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Opening Crawl

Part I

The murder of their beloved king at the hands of the evil Empire has inspired open revolt on Mon Cala!

Thanks to a timely counterattack by Admiral Ackbar as well as the heroics of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo, the Mon Calamari’s powerful fleet now stands ready to fight for peace and justice with the Rebel Alliance.

Armed with new ships and new allies, the Rebellion is finally poised to take back the galaxy from the Empire in earnest. But the Rebels also owe their recent victory to Queen Trios of Shu-Torun and her defection to their cause. But Trios may have plans of her own….