Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 7 is the seventh issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith. It was written by Charles Soule, illustrated by Giuseppe Camuncoli, and published on November 1, 2017 by Marvel Comics. The issue features the story "The Dying Light Part I," in which Darth Vader begins the hunt for Jedi Master Jocasta Nu.
LEGACY'S END BEGINS! As Vader takes his place in command of the Emperor's secret Inquisitorius Program, he sets his sights on one of the most dangerous Jedi remaining alive…and it's not who you'd expect.
- "Whoever is seeing this… it's up to you now. Don't let our deaths have been in vain."
- ―Jocasta Nu's holocron
The issue includes an Aurebesh list of presumed Order 66 survivors, although two of the names are obscured by text bubbles. The comic's assistant editor, Heather Antos, posted an unlettered copy of the list to Twitter, revealing the names to be "Naia Taver" and "Kule Xandar." In follow-up tweets, Lucasfilm Story Group member Matt Martin stated that the covered names, as well as the name "Kayce Beradun," were simply Easter eggs and not meant to be interpreted literally. The name Kule Xandar was coined as a reference to the planet Xandar from the Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy.
In the story, Jocasta Nu records a holocron with a message to restore the Jedi Order. This holocron first appeared in the 2015 comic book Star Wars 9, in which the message is heard by Luke Skywalker.
- UPC 759606086665; November 1, 2017; Marvel Comics
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