Star Wars 059 Cover

Star Wars #59

Published January 9th, 2019


The Escape #4 is the fifty-ninth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on January 09, 2019 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars (2015)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date01/09/2019
  • Episode Number#59
  • Story ArcsThe Escape

Publisher's Summary


LUKE, LEIA and HAN remain stranded on the isolated moon of Hubin and out of the fight against the Empire.
Who says they even WANT to leave?
But their hideaway may not be so secret…especially for old foes hot on the rebels’ trail.

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Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Part IV

Queen Trios of Shu-Torun’s betrayal has left the heroic Rebel Alliance scattered and at the mercy of the evil Galactic Empire! Unable to make contact with their allies, Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO have become stranded on the isolationist moon of Hubin.

Hubin’s ruler, the former mercenary Thane Markona, has taken it upon himself to train Luke. But as the young Jedi has grown close to the Thane and his daughter Tula, so has he grown restless to return to the Rebellion, secretly activating a communications beacon and blind to the trouble it might attract.

And just as Han and Leia were starting to feel closer than ever before, Leia has revealed that she has been focusing on other pursuits. Namely, the Rebellion’s next target: Queen Trios and Shu-Torun….