Star Wars 054 Cover

Star Wars #54

Published September 19th, 2018


Hope Dies #5 is the fifty-fourth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on September 19, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars (2015)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date09/19/2018
  • Episode Number#54
  • Story ArcsHope Dies

Publisher's Summary

PRINCESS LEIA aboard the Executor? Worse.
DARTH VADER pursuing Leia aboard the Executor? WORST OF ALL.

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Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Part V

Queen Trios’ betrayal and sabotage has left the Rebel fleet completely helpless and at the mercy of the mighty Imperial Navy.

Han Solo has courageously navigated the raging battle to personally deliver crucial intelligence to Luke Skywalker, allowing the Rebel fighters and the newly formed Rogue Squadron to launch and finally fight back against the Empire.

Now, Princess Leia leads a covert strike mission onto the Imperial flagship in a last-ditch effort to secure Trios’ override codes and return power to the cruisers. But Darth Vader has discovered their deception and is on the hunt for the rebels….