Darth Vader 017 Cover

The Shu-torun War #2

Published March 2nd, 2016


Vader #17 is the seventeenth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader. It was published on March 02, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDarth Vader
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date03/02/2016
  • Episode Number#17
  • Story ArcsThe Shu-torun War

Publisher's Summary

Would you follow Darth Vader into war?
Better that than to be against him.
A lesson the Ore-dukes are about to learn…

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Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book III, Part II

It is a time of rebuilding for the Empire. After the Death Star’s destruction, Darth Vader, the Emperor’s chief enforcer, struggled to keep his place after he was seemingly pitted against the operatives of the cyborg specialist, Cylo.

To regain allegiance from the planet Shu-torun, Vader assassinated the royal family and placed its youngest daughter, Trios, on the throne. Nevertheless, talk of rebellion persisted. Tasked to intervene, Vader brought further destruction to the ore-rich planet and promised more if submission was not given.

Meanwhile, Vader’s secret ally, Dr. Aphra, remains in the hands of the rebels, and the Dark Lord has issued a bounty for her recovery….