Star Wars Vader Down 001 Cover

Vader Down #1

Published November 18th, 2015


Vader Down #1 is the first issue of the canon comic book series Vader Down, Star Wars (2015), Darth Vader (2015), set in the classic era. It was published on November 18, 2015 by Marvel Comics.



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Opening Crawl

Part I

It is a period of unrest in the galaxy. The Sith Lord Darth Vader, enforcer of the Galactic Empire, has learned that it was Luke Skywalker who was the rebel pilot responsible for blowing up the Death Star. Vader is now more determined than ever to track down his son and turn him to the dark side.

Luke, unaware that Vader is his father, fights against the Empire with the Rebel Alliance. New to the ways of the Force, Luke has discovered the journal of Ben Kenobi and has begun investigating any information he can on the Force-using Jedi Knights and their ways.

Through the underworld sources of his secret ally, Dr. Aphra, Vader has received word of Luke’s location-the former Jedi temple on the planet VROGAS VAS…