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Darth Vader 3 is the third issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars: Darth Vader. It was written by Greg Pak, illustrated by Raffaele Ienco, and published by Marvel Comics on July 29, 2020. The issue features the story "Dark Heart of the Sith Part III," in which Darth Vader's quest brings him to Naboo.

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GHOSTS OF VADER'S PAST! In his quest to destroy everyone who hid the existence of his son, Luke Skywalker, from him, Darth Vader has formed an unlikely partnership with an eerie shadow from his previous life. Now they return to Naboo where a powerful new host of vengeful ghosts awaits them. Delve deeper into Vader's past than you thought possible with this shocking tale of tragedy and revenge!

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DARK HEART OF THE SITH
Part III
Darth Vader revealed the truth: He is Luke
Skywalker's father. But Luke refused Vader's call
to the dark side of the Force and escaped.

Enraged, Vader has taken a squad of death
troopers and the Imperial forensics droid,
ZED-6-7, on a quest of revenge against everyone
who hid Luke from him. Vader's bloody journey has
revealed an unlikely ally—Sabé, Queen Padmé
Amidala's former handmaiden.

Sabé has sworn to avenge her fallen queen. Now,
Vader's quest into his son's past becomes a hunt
for the truth of Padmé's death. A hunt that compels
Vader to return to Naboo....

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  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) #3 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. The events of Darth Vader 3 take place shortly after the events of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. Since Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the events of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back to 3 ABY, the events of Darth Vader 3 must also take place around that year.
  3. Star Wars Darth Vader #3 Cover D 2nd Ptg Variant Cover. Midtown Comics. Midtown Comics. Archived from the original on October 12, 2020.

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