Star Wars Skywalker Strikes

Marvel

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Star Wars 1: Skywalker Strikes is the first issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars and the first of six issues in the series' first story arc. The comic takes place in and during the events of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope and Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and features all of the major characters from the original film. It is written by Jason Aaron, with artwork by John Cassadayand was released on January 14, 2015.

Skywalker Strikes shows the beginnings of a Rebel Alliance assault on the moonCymoon 1. The Rebels—Han Solo, Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and C-3PO—infiltrate and intend to destroy a weapons factory, but their plans change upon the arrival of Darth Vader—whom Skywalker intends to fight, still believing that the Dark Lord of the Sith killed his father.

It marked the start of Marvel's new slew of Star Wars titles, which also include Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Princess Leia, Star Wars: Kanan, and many more.

It was released with many variant covers, most exclusive to a specific comic book store.

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