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Poe Dameron 26 is the twenty-sixth issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars: Poe Dameron. The comic was written by Charles Soule with art by Angel Unzueta and was released on April 18, 2018.

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Lor San Tekka has been found and Poe Dameron is off to recover the missing link to Luke Skywalker's whereabouts. But his plan goes astray when the First Order intervenes on Jakku…Follow Poe Dameron's adventures during the unseen events of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS![1]

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Part I
The Resistance has barely escaped total
destruction at the hands of the evil First Order
during the Battle of Crait. Their survival depended
on sacrifices made by many brave heroes, Jedi
Master Luke Skywalker among them.

Now, the remnants of General Leia Organa's
Resistance flee through hyperspace aboard the
Millennium Falcon, seeking refuge.

In this rare moment of peace, Poe Dameron takes
the opportunity to reflect upon the journey that
brought him and the rest of the Resistance to this

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"I had to make a quick detour to pick up Beebee, but I made it to Jakku all right. Man…I loved that ship."
―Poe Dameron[src]

In the issue, when Poe Dameron recounts his mission to Jakku, he mentions making a quick detour to pick up BB-8. This detour was later depicted in "The Core Problem," a 2019 episode of the television series Star Wars Resistance.[3]

The Force Awakens novelization has some major differences in depiction of Poe's overall crash and escape from Jakku. For one, it depicts Poe Dameron as being knocked unconscious during the TIE fighter's descent to Jakku which forces Finn to manually deploy his own ejector seat, whereas the comic instead shows Dameron triggering Finn's ejector seat to save Finn while Dameron then stays fully conscious throughout the rest of the fall until he is torn free from the cockpit. Poe's meeting and overall interaction with the scavenger Naka Iit also consists of a different set of dialogue in the comic as compared to the novelization. Furthermore, in the novelization, Poe stays silent during the ride to Blowback Town until the moment he and Naka Iit are attacked by the Strus Clan, whereas in the comic he regales Naka Iit with tales of his adventures in the Resistance until they are interrupted by the Strus Clan's attack.

The reference book Poe Dameron: Flight Log states that Ohn Gos gave Dameron a ride to Yavin 4 so he could pick up Black One before he was sent to Takodana, yet the comic shows that Poe arrived on D'Qar in Gos' ship Beloved Bophine and was informed by Leia Organa that BB-8 was on Takodana.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MarvelLogo.svg Poe Dameron (2016) #26 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. Star Wars: Galactic Atlas places the events of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens in 34 ABY and a timeline shown at D23 Expo 2019 places the events of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to thirty years after the Battle of Yavin, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 0 ABY meaning that Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge also take place in 34 ABY. As this issue takes place between these two pieces of media, it must also take place in 34 ABY.
  3. SWYTlogo.png "We're Leaving Tomorrow - "The Core Problem" Preview | Star Wars Resistance on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)

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