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"…the next arc begins in issue #50. Issue #50 is going to be this very, very big story that my entire run centers around. "Mutiny at Mon Cala" is the lead-in to something kind of cataclysmic and huge in scale."
―Kieron Gillen[3]

Star Wars 50 is a Marvel comic book by Kieron Gillen. Gillen described the issue as a "big story" that his "entire run centers around." It followed the Mutiny at Mon Cala arc, which led into Star Wars 50 in a cataclysmic way.[3] It was published on July 4, 2018. The issue also includes a backup story titled "Shu-Torun Lives".

Publisher's summary[]

IN THIS ISSUE…HOPE DIES. The REBEL FLEET is completed. It's magnificent. It's beautiful. It's secret. But no secret is kept for long from DARTH VADER. The most epic story yet done in a STAR WARS comic begins here. Prepare to witness the Empire TRULY strike back.[1]

Plot summary[]

Part I
The murder of their beloved king at the hands of the
evil Empire has inspired open revolt on Mon Cala!

Thanks to a timely counterattack by Admiral Ackbar
as well as the heroics of Luke Skywalker, Princess
Leia and Han Solo, the Mon Calamari's powerful
fleet now stands ready to fight for peace and justice
with the Rebel Alliance.

Armed with new ships and new allies, the Rebellion is
finally poised to take back the galaxy from the
Empire in earnest. But the Rebels also owe their
recent victory to Queen Trios of Shu-Torun and her
defection to their cause. But Trios may have plans of
her own....


The issue places the Ring of Kafrene in the Outer Rim Territories, whereas Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide places it in the Expansion Region. However, the trade paperback places the Ring of Kafrene in the Expansion Region.



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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2015) #50 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. According to Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition, the Assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks occurred around a year after the Battle of Yavin. As Star Wars: Galactic Atlas establishes that the battle marks the beginning of 0 ABY, the Assault, as seen in Star Wars 50, must take place around 1 ABY.
  3. 3.0 3.1 StarWars.com Kieron Gillen Chats About the Past, Present, and Future of Marvel's Star Wars on StarWars.com (backup link)

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