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Star Wars 55 is the fifty-fifth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was written by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Salvador Larroca, and published on October 3, 2018 by Marvel Comics.

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"HOPE DIES" PART 6! If anyone is to survive this disaster, sacrifice is needed… Who's going to make it? If hope dies, what survives?

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HOPE DIES
Part VI
Queen Trios' sabotage has left the Rebel fleet
completely helpless and at the mercy of the mighty
Imperial Navy. Until now!

Han Solo has courageously navigated the battle to
deliver crucial intelligence to Luke Skywalker, allowing
the newly formed Rogue Squadron to finally fight back
against the Empire. And Princess Leia has narrowly
escaped Darth Vader after stealing Trios' override codes
for their fleet's systems.

With power finally restored to his cruiser, General
Dodonna has ordered a retreat. But the rest of the fleet
is still at Vader's mercy. The next choice the rebels make
could seal their own fate and the fate of the entire
galaxy....

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  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2015) #55 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 55, must take place around 1 ABY.

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