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[A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...]
Events that occur after Episode IV: A New Hope.

Paperback Graphic Novel
Published as Vader Down.
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[things from another world]


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Hardback Graphic Novel
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Darth Vader: Volume 2

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Darth Vader

Comic & e-Comic Book Series
Published November 2015 thru January 2016
as Vader Down #1, Darth Vader #13, #14, #15
& Star Wars #13 & #14 by Marvel:

Vader Down #1Darth Vader #13

Star Wars #13Darth Vader #14

Star Wars #14Darth Vader #15

Vader Down
Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.

Story published as:
Comic Book Series (2015-2016)
e-Comic Book Series (2015-2016)
Paperback Graphic Novel (2016)
Digital Graphic Novel (2016)
Hardback Graphic Novel (2017)
Hardback Omnibus Graphic Novel (2017)

If you have read this story, please rate it:
1 review [Review score: 4 / 5]

When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, the rebels will learn the true strength of the Dark Side of the Force! Once Vader crashes on a nearby planet, the rebellion is willing to risk everything for this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take out one of their biggest enemies!

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope.

Related Stories (in chronological order):

Review by Darth Kondorr, Poland, 2017:

"I always disliked it when the expanded universe, this one or the old one, tried to be more epic and more relevant than the movies themselves. Aaron's run on the Star Wars issues was a great example of that, but at least he made it exiting and fun, while really nailing the protagonists most of the time. Gillen's Darth Vader on the other hand was mostly spot on. I did find the Emperor's fist gang to be a rather laughable bunch, but besides that, the Darth Vader run was much more in line with the movies. Now we arrive at the convergence of both and of course this must be epic, bombastic and mad.
And it is.
And it works.
And it is truly fun.
Aaron's craziness is much more justified in this “Vader versus everyone” scenario and it is a delight to witness Vader rather effortlessly slaughtering his way through the story. Everyone else has to put a lot more effort into surviving.
The art is for the most part spectacular with some of our beloved heroes, although similar, somehow uncanny, as if painted from a picture, but not really spot on. Besides that we get an epic showdown, we got rid of some of the weaker characters, while others are set on new and unknown paths."

Rating: 4 / 5

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