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Star Wars 27 is the twenty-seventh issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars. Written by Jason Aaron, with art by Salvador Larroca, it was released on January 25, 2017.[1] It is the second issue in a story arc set prior to Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace that features the character Yoda.[6]

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Book VI, Part II
It is a time of renewed hope for the Rebel Alliance
as heroic rebel soldiers strive to undermine Imperial
forces throughout the galaxy. The Galactic Empire
continues to hold its domination and has doubled its
efforts to eliminate any who would stand against its

When Rebel droid C-3PO gets captured by SCAR
Squadron, Darth Vader's team of elite stormtroopers,
R2-D2 takes off on a solo mission, stranding Luke in
his X-wing.

While searching for R2-D2, Luke turns to the journal
of Ben Kenobi, which contains a story from the
earlier days of Master Yoda. After a daring rescue,
Yoda feels a calling in the Force and follows it –
to a planet inhabited only by children....[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 MARVEL COMICS January 2017 Solicitations (2016-10-18). newsarama.com. Newsarama. Archived from the original on July 26, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Marvel: Preview on Star Wars #27 (2017-01-19). Jedi-Bibliothek. Archived from the original.
  3. In Star Wars (2015) 26 Obi-Wan Kenobi is Qui-Gon Jinn's padawan. Master & Apprentice establishes that Kenobi became Jinn's padawan when he was thirteen years old. Since Star Wars: Card Trader states he was born 57 years before the Battle of Yavin0 BBY according to Star Wars: Galactic Atlas —Kenobi became Jinn's padawan in 44 BBY. He remained so until Jinn's death, which occurred in 32 BBY according to Galactic Atlas.
  4. In Star Wars (2015) 26 Obi-Wan Kenobi is writing his journal in exile on Tatooine. This means it must take place in between the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates as 19 BBY and 0 BBY respectively.
  5. This issue takes place after the Alliance to Restore the Republic's victory at Yavin, which is featured in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 0 BBY. The issue also takes place prior to the assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks, which Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition dates to around one year after the Battle of Yavin, meaning that it takes place in 1 ABY. Therefore, this issue must take place between 0 ABY and 1 ABY.
  6. StarWars.com Adventure and Excitement: Jason Aarons Kicks Off an Untold Yoda Tale in Marvel's Star Wars #26 – Exclusive Interview! on StarWars.com (backup link)"

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