Star Wars 008 Cover

Star Wars #8

Published August 19th, 2015


Showdown on the Smuggler's Moon #1 is the eighth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on August 19, 2015 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Luke continues his quest to learn about the Jedi…
…heading for the Jedi Temple on Coruscant?
Plus: Han & Leia are confronted by an unexpected foe!
New series artist Stuart Immonen joins the rebellion!

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book II, Part I

It is a period of renewed hope for the Rebellion. The evil Galactic Empire’s greatest weapon, the Death Star, has been destroyed by the young rebel pilot Luke Skywalker.

But Skywalker knows he has a long way to go if he ever hopes to become a true Jedi. Seeking clues to his destiny, he recently returned to his homeworld of Tatooine, where he discovered a secret journal left for him by Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Meanwhile, Princess Leia and Han Solo have encountered some surprises of their own. While searching the galaxy for a suitable site for the new Rebel base, they ran afoul of Imperial patrol ships. Now hiding out on a remote planet, they find themselves facing a far more shocking encounter.

Her name is Sana Solo. And she claims to be Han Solo’s wife….