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Marvel to end current Star Wars comics era in September 2024

Marvel Comics’ current era of Star Wars comics, set between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, comes to an end this September in STAR WARS #50 and STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #50.

The current Marvel Comics era of Star Wars is ending this September. The era, which takes place between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, will end with two ver-sized epics: Star Wars #50 and Star Wars: Darth Vader #50.

Both finale issues will be fifty-page extravaganzas! In Charles Soule and Madibek Musabekov’s STAR WARS #50, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker must teach his student Ben Solo a powerful lesson about the true balance between Light and Dark! He offers up a tale from the days of the Rebel Alliance that touches on multiple eras of Star Wars history, and brings this epic run to a thrilling, incredible climax!

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Then, acclaimed writer Greg Pak closes out the longest-running Darth Vader comic series ever alongside artist Raffaele Ienco and more in STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #50. Pak’s run reaches its stunning conclusion as the Dark Heart of the Sith comes full circle! Darth Vader finally unleashes the unfathomable power he’s accumulated through the Schism Imperial against the only person in the galaxy he hates more than he hates himself – Emperor Palpatine! Also featuring the final twists in the saga for key characters like Luke, Leia, Sabé, Ochi, the droid ZED-6-7, Sly Moore, the members of the Schism Imperial and more!

Check out the covers for both issues below.

New York, NY— June 20, 2024 — For nearly five years, Marvel Comics has delivered Star Wars comic book series set in the largely unexplored period between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Across titles like Star WarsStar Wars: Darth VaderStar Wars: Doctor Aphra, and Star Wars: Bounty Hunters, fans have experienced the adventures Luke, Leia, Lando, and more iconic heroes embarked on during one of the darkest times for the Rebellion and discovered the trials Darth Vader overcame through during a pivotal turning point in his journey through the dark side. Now, this exciting chapter comes to an end in September with two over-sized epics: STAR WARS #50 and STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #50. Then, later this year, Marvel Comics will take readers to a different era of the galaxy, far, far away. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more information!

Both finale issues will be fifty-page extravaganzas! In Charles Soule and Madibek Musabekov’s STAR WARS #50, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker must teach his student Ben Solo a powerful lesson about the true balance between Light and Dark! He offers up a tale from the days of the Rebel Alliance that touches on multiple eras of Star Wars history, and brings this epic run to a thrilling, incredible climax!

Then, acclaimed writer Greg Pak closes out the longest-running Darth Vader comic series ever alongside artist Raffaele Ienco and more in STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #50. Pak’s run reaches its stunning conclusion as the Dark Heart of the Sith comes full circle! Darth Vader finally unleashes the unfathomable power he’s accumulated through the Schism Imperial against the only person in the galaxy he hates more than he hates himself – Emperor Palpatine! Also featuring the final twists in the saga for key characters like Luke, Leia, Sabé, Ochi, the droid ZED-6-7, Sly Moore, the members of the Schism Imperial and more!

Check out Leinil Francis Yu’s main covers for both issues as well as a special connecting cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

STAR WARS #50

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art by MADIBEK MUSABEKOV

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Connecting Variant Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

On Sale 9/11

 

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #50 

Written by GREG PAK

Art by RAFFAELE IENCO & MORE

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Connecting Variant Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

On Sale 9/18

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