Comics From A Galaxy Far, Far Away… Previewing This Week’s ‘Star Wars’ Comics

by Olly MacNamee

Three new Star Wars titles to share previews for this week, Star Wars: The High Republic #5, Star Wars: Hidden Empire #3 and Star Wars: Darth Vader #31 and all out this Wednesday 8th February from Marvel

Star Wars: The High Republic #5

Written by: Cavan Scott
Art by: Andrea Broccardo, Frank William

“THE BATTLE OF JEDHA HAS BEGUN! As the Herald of the Open Hand stokes the fires of Jedha, Vildar Mac and Matty Cathley are overcome by uncontrollable fear. Tey Sirrek is a prisoner of the Guardians of the Whills. Can he use the chaos to escape? And who are the mysterious strangers ransacking the Temple of the Kyber? Is nowhere safe?”

Cover by: Yanick Paquette

Star Wars: Hidden Empire #3

Written by: Charles Soule
Art by: Steven Cummings, Victor Olazaba

“All of Lady Qi’ra’s plans to destroy the Sith hang in the balance, but she is not alone in her desire to destroy the Dark Lords. Witness a battle decades in the making, as Darth Vader faces off against an adversary who has spent her entire life training for this one, final shot at revenge.”

Cover by: Rachelle Rosenberg, Paulo Siqueira

Star Wars: Darth Vader #31

Written by: Greg Pak
Art by: Ibraim Roberson, Federico Blee


The Dark Lord finally comes face-to-face with Skakoan revolutionary Jul Tambor—and Sabé finally must pick sides! Is Jul just another selfish, revenge-driven monster? Or is he a freedom fighter who desperately cares about his people? Or both? And is Vader more interested in crushing Jul—or completing the co-option of the Handmaidens of Padmé Amidala?”

Cover by: Rahzzah

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