Star Wars 056 Cover

Star Wars #56

Published November 7th, 2018


The Escape #1 is the fifty-sixth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on November 07, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars (2015)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date11/07/2018
  • Episode Number#56
  • Story ArcsThe Escape

Publisher's Summary

After the disaster of “HOPE DIES,” our heroes are on the run.
Can they escape the patrols? No. They’re trapped on a distant world.
Where have they been abandoned? How can they possibly survive?

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Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Part I

Queen Trios of Shu-Torun’s betrayal has left the heroic Rebel Alliance at the mercy of the evil Galactic Empire!

Although many rebels, including Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa and Han Solo, managed to escape Darth Vader’s devastating assault, their newly assembled fleet has been all but destroyed.

Now, Mon Mothma has ordered the freedom fighters to disperse and find the right opportunity to regroup so that they can take the fight back to the enemy. But Luke, Han and Leia are now wanted criminals, and no one in the galaxy can stay hidden from the Empire for long….