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"The book begins one second after the end of Revenge of the Sith. Darth Vader is in the armored suit that we see throughout the rest of his life, most of his life,' Soule explained. 'He is just awakening to that moment and that realization. So he has shouted No! in the way we see in the film, and then it picks up immediately after that point. So we see him adjusting to that. We see him learning to be more machine than man. We see him going through some really, really cool early moments of his early mythology and history.'"
―Charles Soule[src]

Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith is an ongoing comic book series published by Marvel Comics that was released on June 7, 2017. The series is written by Charles Soule and drawn by Giuseppe Camuncoli. The first issue begins during Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, after Darth Vader yells out "No!" at the realization of his situation and the death of Padmé Amidala.

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Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith series logo

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Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
IssueTitlePublication dateTrade paperbackOmnibus
Book I: The Chosen One
DarthVader-DLotS-Volume1
Vol. 1: Imperial Machine
December 5, 2017[3]
DarkLordOfTheSithHCVol1
Volume 1
October 23, 2018[4]
1The Chosen One, Part IJune 7, 2017[1]
2The Chosen One, Part IIJune 21, 2017[1]
3The Chosen One, Part IIIJuly 12, 2017[5]
4The Chosen One, Part IVAugust 2, 2017[6]
5The Chosen One, Part VSeptember 6, 2017[3]
6The Chosen One, Part VIOctober 4, 2017[7]
Book II: The Dying Light
Darth Vader DLotS Volume 2 cover
Vol. 2 — Legacy's End
April 24, 2018[8]
7The Dying Light, Part INovember 1, 2017[9]
8The Dying Light, Part IINovember 15, 2017[9]
9The Dying Light, Part IIIDecember 6, 2017[10]
10The Dying Light, Part IVJanuary 10, 2018[11]
Book III: The Rule of Five
11The Rule of Five, Part IFebruary 14, 2018[12]
12The Rule of Five, Part IIFebruary 28, 2018[12]
Book IV: Burning Seas
Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith 13 Textless
Vol. 3: The Burning Seas
September 11, 2018[13]
13Burning Seas, Part IMarch 14, 2018[14]
14Burning Seas, Part IIApril 11, 2018[15]
15Burning Seas, Part IIIApril 25, 2018[15]
16Burning Seas, Part IVMay 9, 2018[16]
17Burning Seas, Part VJune 13, 2018[17]
18Bad GroundJuly 11, 2018
A2Darth Vader Annual 2: Technological TerrorJuly 18, 2018[18]
Book V: Fortress Vader
Vol. 4: The Black Fortress
January 15, 2019[19]
19Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 19: Fortress Vader, Part IAugust 8, 2018[20]
20Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 20: Fortress Vader, Part IIAugust 22, 2018[20]
21Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 21September 12, 2018[21]
22Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 22October 17, 2018[22]
23Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 23[23]
24Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 24[23]
25Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 25[23]

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Yehl, Joshua (March 10, 2017). Origin of Darth Vader's Lightsaber to Be Revealed in New Comic. IGN. Retrieved on March 10, 2017.
  2. TwitterLogo @cracksh0t (Jordan D. White‏) on Twitter "@HeatherAntos @germanjedi @getfandom They did...but so did you! It's Jimmy Cheung!"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Amazon favicon Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1: Imperial Machine (Star Wars (Marvel)) on Amazon.com
  4. Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1 (Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith HC). Amazon (2018). Retrieved on March 30, 2018.
  5. MARVEL COMICS FULL JULY 2017 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-04-19). Retrieved on April 19, 2017.
  6. MARVEL COMICS FULL August 2017 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-05-23). Retrieved on May 23, 2017.
  7. MARVEL COMICS FULL October 2017 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-07-18). Retrieved on July 18, 2017.
  8. Amazon favicon Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 2: Legacy's End on Amazon.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 Marvel Comics NOVEMBER 2017 SOLICITATIONS. Newsarama (2017-08-22). Retrieved on August 22, 2017.
  10. Marvel Comics December 2017 Early Solicitations (2017-09-13). Retrieved on September 14, 2017.
  11. Marvel Comics January 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-10-17). Retrieved on October 17, 2017.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Marvel Comics February 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-11-21). Retrieved on November 21, 2017.
  13. Amazon favicon Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3 (Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith (2017)) on Amazon.com
  14. Marvel Comics March 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2017-12-19). Retrieved on December 19, 2017.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Marvel Comics April 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-01-23). Retrieved on January 23, 2018.
  16. Marvel Comics May 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-02-22). Retrieved on February 22, 2018.
  17. Marvel Comics June 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-03-20). Retrieved on March 20, 2018.
  18. MarvelLogo Darth Vader Annual (2015) #2 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  19. Amazon favicon Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 4: The Black Fortress on Amazon.com
  20. 20.0 20.1 Marvel Comics August 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-05-22). Retrieved on May 22, 2018.
  21. Marvel Comics September 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-06-19). Retrieved on June 19, 2018.
  22. Marvel Comics October 2018 Solicitations. Newsarama (2018-07-24). Retrieved on July 24, 2018.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 TwitterLogo @swankmotron (Bryan Young) on Twitter ".@CharlesSoule is taking Vader to his castle. 7 part story called Fortress Vader"

External linksEdit

Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith
The Chosen One: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
The Dying Light: 7 · 8 · 9 · 10
The Rule of Five: 11 · 12
Burning Seas: 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17
Bad Ground: 18
Fortress Vader: 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25
Trade paperbacks
1 · 2 · 3 · 4
Other
Annual 2 · Hardcover 1
Related media
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