Poe Dameron 1 is the first issue of the Marvel comic book Star Wars: Poe Dameron. The comic, written by Charles Soule with art by Phil Noto, is set prior to the events of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens. The issue was released on April 6, 2016. The issue also includes the mini-comic SaBBotage by Chris Eliopoulos.
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Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission…Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays' greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!
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General Leia Organa assigned a mission to Dameron and Black Squadron to find Lor San Tekka, who may have information about the location of Luke Skywalker. The search led Dameron to a cave system on Ovanis. He discovered a small community called the Crèche living there, with a glowing blue egg in the center. They worship and protect the egg, which they believe will hatch a savior for the galaxy. After initial hostilities, the Crèche reveal that Tekka has left. However, BB-8 discovers a tracking device on Dameron's X-wing, and First Order forces arrive.
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- Marvel's April 2016 Solicitations Introduce "Black Panther," "Gwenpool" & More. Comic Book Resources (2016-01-19). Archived from the original on November 5, 2018. Retrieved on January 19, 2016.
- Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary states that Poe Dameron began leading Black Squadron on missions two years before the Starkiller Incident, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 34 ABY As this issue shows the formation of Black Squadron, it must take place in 32 ABY.