"Jan Dodonna was always planning for the future…he had preliminary scans for possible new rebel bases."
"Gimme a look at that…Atanu, Jabone IV, Lonania Prime, Hoth, Mupin XII?"
―Leia Organa and Han Solo[1]

Atanu was a location.[1] Prior to his death in 1 ABY,[2] General Jan Dodonna of the Rebel Alliance undertook preliminary scans for a new base of operations. Atanu was among the locations scanned, along with Hoth, Jabone IV, Lonania Prime, and Mupin XII. Sometime after Dodonna's death, Rebel Alliance members Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, and Han Solo were sent on a reconnaissance mission to the potential locations, including Atanu.[1]

Behind the scenes[]

Atanu was mentioned in Star Wars (2015) 67, a comic written by Kieron Gillen and published by Marvel Comics[1] on June 19, 2019.[3]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Star Wars (2015) 67
  2. Star Wars (2015) 55 establishes that Jan Dodonna died during the Assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks. Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition dates the assault to one year after the Battle of Yavin, which marks the beginning of 0 ABY, according to Star Wars: Galactic Atlas. As such, the Assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks, including Dodonna's death, must take place in 1 ABY.
  3. MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2015) #67 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)