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Star Wars 72 is the seventy-second issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was written by Greg Pak, illustrated by Phil Noto, and published on October 2, 2019 by Marvel Comics.

Publisher's summary[]

The time for answers is upon us – and destinies will change! As CHEWIE grapples with a terrible moral choice, LORD VADER reveals his plan for the rock people of K43! As LUKE questions where he's placed his trust, WARBA reveals her origins and true relationship to the FORCE! And as LEIA and DAR spin around the dance floor, HAN uncovers the real villains of Lanz Carpo!

Plot summary[]

Part V
The Rebel Alliance's greatest heroes have been
sent on three daring missions to thwart the evil
Galactic Empire's efforts to locate the remaining
freedom fighters.

The droid C-3PO and the Wookiee Chewbacca's
plan to destroy planet K43 is in peril when they
encounter sentient life-forms beneath the
planet's surface—and Darth Vader! On Lanz
Carpo, Princess Leia and Han Solo join forces
with Leia's ex, District Advocate Dar Champion, in
the hope of tricking the Empire into destroying a
crime boss and one of the Rebellion's biggest

And on Sergia, Luke Skywalker has turned to
Warba for help in saving rebel forces in the area.
Luke is after Warba's knowledge of the Force—but
Warba has her own secrets....



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Notes and references[]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2015) #72 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. The events of this issue take place after the events of Star Wars (2015) 55, which Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition places around one year after the Battle of Yavin, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas places in 0 BBY, meaning that the event takes place in 1 ABY. Additionally, the issue takes place before the events of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas places in 3 ABY. Therefore, the events of this issue must take place between 1 ABY and 3 ABY.

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