A list of events in 1980 related to Star Wars.
- Star Wars 31: Return to Tatooine published.
- Star Wars 32: The Jawa Express published.
- Star Wars 33: Saber Clash published.
- Marvel Special Edition 2: The Empire Strikes Back published.
- Marvel Super Special 16: The Empire Strikes Back published.
- 8 - Katee Sackhoff is born.
- 12 - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back novelization published.
- Star Wars 34: Thunder in the Stars published.
- 21 - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back releases.
- Star Wars 35: Dark Lord's Gambit published.
- The Marvel Comics Illustrated Version of The Empire Strikes Back published.
- Star Wars 36: Red Queen Rising published.
- Star Wars 37: In Mortal Combat published.
- Star Wars 39: The Empire Strikes Back: Beginning published.
- Star Wars: The Making of the Movie published
- Kenner releases the following action figures: