For other uses, see Star Wars 13 and The Hunt for Han Solo.

Star Wars 13 is the thirteenth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was written by Charles Soule, illustrated by Ramon Rosanas and Rachelle Rosenberg, and published by Marvel Comics on May 12, 2021. It features the prelude story "The Hunt for Han Solo," which leads into the Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters crossover event.

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PRELUDE TO WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS: "THE HUNT FOR HAN" CHEWBACCA has heard from an old friend with intelligence on the location of notorious bounty hunter BOBA FETT, known to be in possession of HAN SOLO. Along with LUKE SKYWALKER, the loyal Wookiee sets off in search of his lost friend, on an adventure to Nar Shadaa…[sic] the SMUGGLER'S MOON! But will this mission prevent plucky astromech droid ARTOO DETOO from passing along a crucial message to Luke, one that will affect the fate of the entire Jedi Order…?

Plot summary[edit | edit source]

WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS
PRELUDE: The Hunt for Han Solo
The Rebel fleet awaits word from their missing
comrades—Shara Bey, lost on Starlight
Squadron's first mission, and Han Solo, frozen in
carbonite and in the hands of the infamous
bounty hunter Boba Fett.

A friendly signal from the Imperial Star Destroyer
Tarkin's Will reaches the Redemption in the
middle of the night. Shara is alive, hiding in the
depths of the ship and gleaning information about
the Imperial systems.

But the Rebellion still seeks Boba Fett and his
cargo….

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Colorist Rachelle Rosenberg colored a page of Star Wars 13 during a live stream on her Twitch account.[3]

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In Star Wars 13, C-3PO and Luke Skywalker state that he found his yellow lightsaber on the planet Elphrona. However, in issue 6, in which Skywalker finds the lightsaber, he is on the planet Tempes.[4] Writer Charles Soule stated on Twitter that it was a mistake by him, and that it will be fixed in later printings and collection editions.[5]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2020) #13 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. The events of Star Wars 13 take place between the Escape from Cloud City and the Rescue of Han Solo, which are dated to 3 ABY and 4 ABY, respectively, by Star Wars: Galactic Atlas. Therefore, it can be deduced that the events of Star Wars 13 take place in one of those years.
  3. Twitch-Logo.png Digital Coloring: Star Wars Pages for Marvel Comics! on the RachelleRosenberg Twitch channel (original link)
  4. Star Wars 6
  5. TwitterLogo.svg Charles Soule (@CharlesSoule) on Twitter: "@MynockManor This was an error - mine! I have too many stories in my head and mixed up the two planets. It will be fixed in future printings and for the collections, and I hope you will forgive the mistake." (backup link)

External links[edit | edit source]

Star Wars
The Destiny Path: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
The Will of Tarkin: 7 · 8
Operation Starlight: 9 · 10 · 11 · 12
War of the Bounty Hunters: 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18
Trade paperbacks
1 · 2 · 3
Related media
Star Wars (2015)
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Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters
1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
One-shots
Alpha 1 · Jabba the Hutt 1
4-LOM & Zuckuss 1 · Boushh 1 · IG-88 1
Crossover
Star Wars: 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18
Bounty Hunters: 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17
Darth Vader: 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17
Doctor Aphra: 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15
Trade paperbacks
War of the Bounty Hunters · Companion
Crossover:
Star Wars Vol. 3 · Bounty Hunters Vol. 3
Darth Vader Vol. 3 · Doctor Aphra Vol. 3
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