For other uses, see Star Wars 30.

Star Wars 30 is the thirtieth 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 fifth issue in a story arc set prior to Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace that features the character Yoda. The story was published on April 5, 2017.

Publisher's summary[]

  • It seems a battle from Yoda's past has come to Luke's present!
  • Luke has stumbled upon the last native on the planet
  • …and the stonepower is strong with this one![1]

Plot summary[]

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

Luke is stranded in his X-wing when R2-D2 goes on a solo
mission to rescue C-3PO. The rebel pilot has only the old
journals of Ben Kenobi to turn to, and has been reading
tales from the earlier days of Master Yoda.

Yoda feels a calling in the Force and follows it to a
planet inhabited only by child warriors embroiled in a
tribal conflict. Banished to the depths of a mountain,
Yoda, along with an exiled child, Garro, discovers that
the mountain is alive—the last race of enormous stone
beings. Soon, Garro betrays Yoda to earn the respect of
his tribe. Compelled to investigate, Luke flies to the
planet—where he finds Garro, dead set on finishing the

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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 APRIL 2017 Solicitations (2017-01-24). newsarama.com. Newsarama. Archived from the original on July 24, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Marvel: Preview on Star Wars #30 (2017-03-30). Jedi-Bibliothek. Archived from the original on July 3, 2017.
  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. 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.

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