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Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Last Issue[edit | edit source]

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9: 13 Jan 2021

Current Issue[edit | edit source]

Star Wars: Darth Vader #10: 10 Feb 2021

Next Issue[edit | edit source]

Star Wars: Darth Vader #11: 28 Apr 2021

Status[edit | edit source]

A new ongoing series started February 2020.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Darth Vader

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Star Wars: Darth Vader #10[edit | edit source]

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

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  • Star Wars: Darth Vader by Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larroca Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #1-25 & Annual #1, plus Star Wars vol. 4 #13-14 & Star Wars: Vader Down - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302908218
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader by Charles Soule Omnibus - Collects vol. 2 #1-25 & Annual #2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302931735 - (forthcoming, October 2021)

Trade Paperbacks[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars: Darth Vader, vol. 1 — Vader - Collects vol. 1 #1-6. "When a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to? As Vader pursues a very personal vengeance against the Rebels and investigates the Emperor’s secret machinations, he clashes with weapons scavenger Aphra and deadly Battle Droids, and returns to Geonosis to build an army. But some very powerful people don’t want him to learn the truths he seeks!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785192558
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader, vol. 2 — Shadows and Secrets - Collects vol. 1 #7-12. "Bounty Hunters are on the attack, and Vader has been given a new mission for the Empire. Unfortunately, it’s completely at odds with his own personal mission. What’s a Dark Lord to do? Darth Vader and Aphra continue their alliance — but how long will it last? And who is Tagge’s mysterious new agent?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785192565
  • Star Wars: Vader Down - Collects vol. 1 #13-15, plus Star Wars vol. 4 #13-14 & Star Wars: Vader Down. "When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, he is sent crashing onto a nearby planet. Will the Rebels seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies - or will they be made to feel the full power of the Dark Side?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785197898
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader, vol. 3 — The Shu-Torun War - Collects vol. 1 #16-19 & Annual #1. "As Inspector Thanoth returns with some startling information, it seems that Vader may have passed his master’s tests. But even after finding favor in the eyes of the Emperor, the Dark Lord’s schemes may yet prove his undoing…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785199786
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #20-25. "As Inspector Thanoth returns with some startling information, it seems that Vader may have passed his master’s tests. But even after finding favor in the eyes of the Emperor, the Dark Lord’s schemes may yet prove his undoing…" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785199786
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader—Dark Lord of the Sith, vol. 1: Imperial Machine - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. "Follow Vader as he receives his legendary red lightsaber and witness Vader's rise to power as a Dark Lord of the Sith!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302907440 - (forthcoming, November 2018)
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader—Dark Lord of the Sith, vol. 2: Legacy's End - Collects vol. 2 #7-12. "Jocasta Nu, the Jedi Temple librarian, puts forth a desperate effort to gather and preserve whatever he can of the Jedi legacy after the purge. Vader and the Grand Inquisitor cannot let Jocasta succeed and are sent after her, as alpatine views her as a particular threat. Her knowledge makes her almost a one-woman Jedi Order that must be stopped." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302907457
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader—Dark Lord of the Sith, vol. 3: The Burning Seas - Collects vol. 2 #13-18 & Annual #2. "As the Empire’s grip tightens on the galaxy, the stirrings of a rebellion begin in the Mon Cala system. The fearsome Darth Vader knows order must be maintained at all costs — and this time the job of snuffing out hope falls to Vader, his Inquisitors…and Wilhuff Tarkin! Bringing Mon Cala to heel means finding the surviving Jedi that foment this unrest. No tolerance for rebellion can be afforded. But how far will Vader go to complete his mission?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302910563
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader—Dark Lord of the Sith, vol. 4: The Black Fortress - Collects vol. 2 #19-25. "Seeking the path to his destiny, Vader returns to the place of his greatest defeat. There, echoes from the past reach out to him — both his own and the dark history of the Sith! Darkness rises above Mustafar as a brutal design begins to take shape. But the planet’s inhabitants will not take this desecration lightly and formulate plans of their own. Vader’s fortress will stand — but at a terrible cost." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302910570
  • Star Wars: Vader—Dark Visions - Collects Dark Visions #1-5. "Who is Darth Vader? He has been many things: enforcer, commander, destroyer. He is, to many throughout the Galactic Empire, the ultimate symbol of power and fear. But there are those who have seen the Dark Lord in a different light. Some corners of the galaxy are so desperate that even Vader can be a knight in shining armor - while for certain Imperial Commanders, Vader's anger is the price of failure. But what is it like to lose your heart to a Sith Lord - and what fate awaits the star-crossed lover who has fallen for a man so unattainable?" - MAY190975 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302919009
  • Star Wars: Target Vader - Collects Target Vader #1-6. "The Dark Lord of the Sith is on the hunt for a mysterious criminal syndicate operating outside of the Empire’s rule. But little does he know that he too is being targeted — by a group of the galaxy’s deadliest bounty hunters, hired by the syndicate to take out Vader once and for all! Led by fallen Imperial Officer Beilert Valance, this ragtag group of assassins will stop at nothing to score the biggest bounty of their lives. Valance and Dengar seek the perfect weapon to kill the Sith Lord — and they’ll need it when Vader turns the tables and corners them! But what happens when both the hunters and the hunted uncover the dark secrets behind the criminal syndicate known only as the Hidden Hand?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302918583
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader by Greg Pak, vol. 1 — Dark Heart of the Sith - Collects vol. 3 #1-5. "In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader revealed his true relationship to Luke Skywalker and invited his son to stand at his side. But a horrified Luke chose to plunge into the abyss beneath Cloud City rather than turn to the Dark Side. Now Vader embarks on a bloody mission of rage-filled revenge against everything and everyone who helped to hide and corrupt his only son. But Vader must overcome shocking new challenges from his own dark past, including a hauntingly familiar face that will challenge everything he knows!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302920814
  • Star Wars: Darth Vader by Greg Pak, vol. 2 — Into the Fire - Collects vol. 3 #6-11. "Darth Vader failed to turn his son, Luke Skywalker, to the dark side. Vader sought revenge against those who hid Luke from him for all these years…and in doing so nearly betrayed his master. It did not go unnoticed by Palpatine…and now it is time for Vader’s next lesson. Now, left battered and broken by his punishment, the Dark Lord drags himself across the scorched surface of Mustafar with vengeance on his mind! But as Vader closes in on the key to Palpatine’s greatest secret, the deadly assassin Ochi of Bestoon stands in his way. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives, with the fate of the Emperor in the balance — but how much of this deadly scenario is Palpatine’s grand plan?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302920821 - (forthcoming, June 2021)

History[edit | edit source]

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Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Volume 1[edit | edit source]

Writer: Kieron Gillen. Artist: Salvador Larroca. Covers: Adi Granov.

Volume 2[edit | edit source]

Writer: Charles Soule. Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli.

Volume 3[edit | edit source]

Writer: Greg Pak. Artist: Raffaele Ienco.

Publishing History[edit | edit source]

  • Volume 1: #1-25, 2015-2016.
  • Volume 2: #1-25, 2017-2018.
  • various mini-series: 2019
  • Volume 3: #1- , 2020-present

Future Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #11: 28 Apr 2021
Star Wars: Darth Vader #12: 26 May 2021
Star Wars: Darth Vader #13: 23 Jun 2021

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