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Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones by Dark Horse Comics is the official comic book adaptation of the film Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. The first two issues were published on April 24, 2002, then issues 3 and 4 were published on May 1 and May 8, respectively.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Padmé Amidala lands on Coruscant. However, her ship and decoy are hit with a bomb. She is, then, assigned the Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi and his apprentice to protect her. Later, Jango Fett sends kouhuns after her via Zam Wesell. Obi-Wan Kenobi jumps on ASN-121, but Wesell shoots the droid down. Kenobi lands on a borrowed airspeeder and they pursue the bounty hunter. They end up at the Outlander Club where a Balosar tries to sell him death sticks. Wesell then is captured by Kenobi and Skywalker. Before she can reveal the bounty hunter's name, Fett kills her, her last words being bounty hunter slimeball in Huttese.

Later, Kenobi attempts to locate Fett, while Skywalker takes Amidala back to Naboo. Kenobi tracks Fett to Kamino. There, he discovers a clone army for the Galactic Republic, said to have been ordered by Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas. He goes to Fett's apartment and is met by Boba Fett, his clone "son."

Skywalker and Amidala had a love connection, which the latter denied. They then located Watto, who told them the way to the Lars homestead. Afterwards, Skywalker went to the Tusken village that had his mother and killed every one of them. He then confessed to Amidala. They then headed to Geonosis to rescue Kenobi (who had tracked Fett and was captured), which broke into a full-scale war, in which Grand Master Yoda almost defeated Count Dooku (or Darth Tyranus), who fled.

In the end, Count Dooku returned to to his Master Darth Sidious to report that "The war has begun." Then, Yoda, Mace Windu, and Kenobi are talking, and Yoda announces, "The shroud of the dark side has fallen. Begun this Clone War has." Later, Bail Prestor Organa, Onaconda Farr, Mas Amedda, and Palpatine are watching as Republic clone troopers load on ships. On Naboo, Skywalker and Amidala kiss in a holy marriage.

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Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones
Full adaptations
Junior novelization · Mighty Chronicles · Movie Storybook · Novel · Shakespeare · Golden Book
Read-Along Storybook and CD · The Prequel Trilogy Stories
Partial adaptations:
Battle in the Arena · Clone Troopers in Action · I Am a Jedi Apprentice · Jango Fett: Bounty Hunter
5-Minute Star Wars Stories · 5-Minute Star Wars Stories Strike Back
PhotoComic · The Prequel Trilogy – A Graphic Novel · Graphic Novel Adapation
Comic series: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · Trade paperback
Video games
Bounty Hunter · Episode II: Attack of the Clones · Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns · Jedi Starfighter
The Clone Wars
Activity books
Big Sticker Book · Padmé Amidala Paper Doll Book · Ship Schematics Punch Out Book · Trivia Challenge
Behind the scenes
The Art of · Mythmaking: Behind the Scenes of · Star Wars Chronicles: The Prequels · Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy
Guide and reference books
The Illustrated Companion · Incredible Cross-Sections · Inside the Worlds of · Scrapbook
The Complete Saga · Star Wars in 100 Scenes · Collector Edition 2013 ·The Visual Dictionary (Expanded)
Other material and merchandise
Customizable Card Game · Soundtrack
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