Star Wars The Force Awakens Adaptation 004 Cover

The Force Awakens #4

Published September 14th, 2016


The Force Awakens #4 is the fourth issue of the canon comic book series The Force Awakens (comics), set in the sequel era. It was published on September 14, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesThe Force Awakens (comics)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date09/14/2016
  • Episode Number#4

Publisher's Summary

Rey, Finn, Han and Chewie have reached Maz Kanata’s castle…
…but the Force is calling Rey to Luke’s lightsaber!
Meanwhile, our heroes have been discovered! The First Order strikes!

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Opening Crawl

Episode VII, Part IV

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 evade their would-be captors, but are caught by smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca. Han informs the group that the map to Skywalker is not complete, and they set off to find the rest.

Once they arrive on the planet Takodana, the crew meets Maz Kanata. Maz offers Finn a choice to disappear to the Outer Rim, and he takes it–leaving Rey, who hears a calling in the distance. Following the sound, she discovers a mysterious weapon….