Star Wars The Force Awakens Adaptation 003 Cover

The Force Awakens #3

Published August 24th, 2016


The Force Awakens #3 is the third issue of the canon comic book series The Force Awakens (comics), set in the sequel era. It was published on August 24, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesThe Force Awakens (comics)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date08/24/2016
  • Episode Number#3

Publisher's Summary

Rey and Finn escaped Jakku in the Millennium Falcon and teamed up with Han Solo and Chewbacca!
But they’re not in the clear yet — there be RATHTARS!
Meanwhile, Kylo Ren meets with the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke!
The search for Luke Skywalker continues!

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Episode VII, Part III

Luke Skywalker has vanished. In his absence, the sinister First Order has risen from the ashes of the Empire and will not rest until the last Jedi has been destroyed. The First Order and the Resistance are in desperate search for a map leading directly to Skywalker that is hidden inside the Resistance droid BB-8.

After Finn, a former stormtrooper, escapes the First Order, he crash-lands on Jakku where Rey, a young scavenger, has found BB-8. Rey, Finn, and BB-8 become allies and hijack the Millennium Falcon to escape Jakku and the pursuing First Order.

Once in space, however, the three find themselves caught by none other than smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, who in turn and being pursued by the Guavian Death Gang for a deal gone wrong. That is, until Han’s cargo escapes….