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Star Wars: Darth Vader is an ongoing Star Wars comic book series written by Greg Pak. The series is published by Marvel Comics beginning in February 2020, and features Darth Vader, and take place between the events of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.[1] According to Pak, the series will explore Darth Vader's past in ways that will cause "heads to explode".[2] On April 1, 2020, Marvel Comics was forced to stall their publishing line due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[3] Eventually, Marvel announced they would resume their publishing line on May 27, 2020, but did not mention a new release date for any of this series' postponed issues.[4] The third issue of the series was eventually resolicited for July 29, 2020 on May 19, 2020.[5]

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Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue Story arc
Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback
EA1 "In Service to the Empire" December 18, 2019
Dark Heart of the Sith
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Vol. 1 —
Dark Heart of the Sith

November 24, 2020[6]
1 Darth Vader 1 February 5, 2020[7]
2 Darth Vader 2 March 11, 2020[8]
3 Darth Vader 3 July 29, 2020[5]
4 Darth Vader 4 August 12, 2020[9]
5 Darth Vader 5 September 16, 2020[10]
Into the Fire
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Vol. 2 —
Into the Fire

June 22, 2021[11]
6 Darth Vader 6 October 14, 2020[12]
7 Darth Vader 7 November 11, 2020[13]
8 Darth Vader 8 December 16, 2020[14]
9 Darth Vader 9 January 13, 2021[15]
10 Darth Vader 10 February 10, 2021[16]
11 Darth Vader 11 April 28, 2021[17]
War of the Bounty Hunters
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Vol. 3 —
War of the
Bounty Hunters

December 21, 2021[18]
12 Darth Vader 12 May 26, 2021[19]
13 Darth Vader 13 June 23, 2021[20]
14 Darth Vader 14 July 21, 2021[21]
15 Darth Vader 15 August 25, 2021[22]
16 Darth Vader 16 September 15, 2021[23]
17 Darth Vader 17 October 20, 2021[24]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg NYCC 2019: Coming Next Year, 'Star Wars' #1 and 'Darth Vader' #1 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. TwitterLogo.svg @TheSWU (@TheSWU) on Twitter: "Pak says the new series will explore Vader's past in ways that will cause “heads to explode” #NYCC #StarWars" (backup link)
  3. MARVEL Not Releasing Any New Titles This Week Print or Digitally, But May Change in Future (2020-03-31). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on March 31, 2020.
  4. MARVEL To Resume New Comics Releases May 27, Announce Schedule Through July 8 (2020-05-01). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on May 1, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Exclusive Announcement: New Marvel Comics Coming in July 2020 (2020-05-19). Marvel.com. Archived from the original on May 19, 2020.
  6. Star Wars: Darth Vader by Greg Pak Vol. 1: Dark Heart Of The Sith. comixology.com. Comixology. Archived from the original.
  7. MARVEL COMICS February 2020 Solicitations (2019-11-21). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on December 21, 2019.
  8. MARVEL COMICS March 2020 Solicitations (2019-12-19). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on March 13, 2020.
  9. MARVEL COMICS AUGUST 2020 Solicitations (2020-05-21). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on May 29, 2020.
  10. Marvel Comics' September 2020 comic book solicitations and covers (2020-06-19). GamesRadar+. Archived from the original on June 19, 2020.
  11. Amazon favicon.png Star Wars: Darth Vader by Greg Pak Vol. 2 on Amazon.com (backup link)
  12. Marvel Comics' October 2020 comic book solicitations and covers (2020-07-23). GamesRadar+. Archived from the original.
  13. Marvel Comics' November 2020 comic book solicitations and covers revealed (2020-08-20). GamesRadar+. Archived from the original on August 20, 2020.
  14. Marvel Comics' December 2020 comic book solicitations and covers revealed (2020-09-17). GamesRadar+. Archived from the original on September 17, 2020.
  15. Marvel Comics January 2021 solicitations and covers revealed (2020-10-22). GamesRadar.com. Archived from the original on October 22, 2020.
  16. Marvel Comics February 2021 solicitations and covers revealed (2020-11-19). GamesRadar.com. Archived from the original on November 19, 2020.
  17. Marvel Comics April 2021 solicitations and covers revealed (2020-01-21). GamesRadar.com. Archived from the original on January 21, 2021.
  18. Hachette-logo.png Star Wars: Darth Vader By Greg Pak Vol. 3 on the official Hachette Book Group Business Portal website (backup link)
  19. MarvelLogo.svg Boba Fett Ignites the 'War of the Bounty Hunters' on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  20. StarWars.com A General, a Jedi, and a Wookiee Plot a Rescue as War of the Bounty Hunters Begins and More From Marvel's June 2021 Star Wars Comics – Exclusive Preview on StarWars.com (backup link)
  21. StarWars.com Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Variant Covers Revealed – Updated on StarWars.com (backup link)
  22. Upcoming August 2021 Marvel Comics revealed: FF celebrates 60 years and Black Panther relaunches. Newsarama. Archived from the original on May 21, 2021.
  23. Upcoming September 2021 Marvel Comics revealed. Newsarama. Archived from the original on June 24, 2021.
  24. Upcoming October 2021 Marvel Comics revealed: "The unthinkable has happened". Newsarama. Archived from the original on July 23, 2021.

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