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Star Wars 28 is the twenty-eighth issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars. The issue was written by Jason Aaron, with art by Salvador Larroca.[1] It is the third issue in a story arc set prior to Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace that features the character Yoda.[5] The story was published on February 1, 2017.

Publisher's summary[]

  • Master Yoda finds himself overpowered and captured!
  • Imprisoned within the caves, the master must become a student once more.
  • Plus…Ben and Luke feel the ripples of the Jedi Master's tale![1]

Plot summary[]

Book VI, Part III
It is a time of renewed hope for the Rebel Alliance as
heroic rebel soldiers strive to overthrow Imperial efforts
throughout the galaxy.

When rebel droid C-3PO gets captured by Scar Squadron, a
team of elite stormtroopers, R2-D2 takes off on a solo
rescue 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 child
warriors. The warriors lead the Jedi Master to a sacred
rock where they meditate to strengthen their "stonepower".
Jealous of Yoda's abilities with the Force, they send him
deep into the heart of the mountain to seek a mysterious

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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 MARVEL COMICS FULL FEBRUARY 2017 Solicitations (2016-11-22). newsarama.com. Newsarama. Archived from the original on April 3, 2018.
  2. 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.
  3. In Star Wars (2015) 28 Obi-Wan Kenobi visits Mos Eisley while 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.
  4. Star Wars 28 takes place after the Battle of Yavin, 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.
  5. 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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