New Star Wars comics this week: Darth Vader

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy
Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy /

Wednesdays should just be renamed Star Wars day—Andor continues to impress and, no matter how many titles are released, it’s also new Star Wars comics day!

While it’s a light day for new comics, there are plenty of Star Wars comics to read in various formats.

New Star Wars Comics: Darth Vader #28

The latest Darth Vader finds that Sabé, the Handmaiden of Padmé, planned to kill Darth Vader for years since she thought he had slain her queen. However, Sabé has now discovered Vader’s greatest secret and is fighting with him in the hope that one day she would be able to show that he still has some redeeming qualities. What transpires when the Handmaiden eventually meets the Emperor—who is aware of all of her secrets—face to face? The Queen’s Shadow steps foot in the furnace! offers a preview of Darth Vader #28 with Sabé acting as Vader’s advisor; letting him know he should do what he always does.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Star Wars: Darth Vader #28. Image courtesy

Darth Vader #28 is written by Greg Pak and illustrated by Raffaele Ienco, with cover art by R Rahzzah.

You can pick up Darth Vader #28 from your local comic book shop today!

New to Marvel Unlimited: The Mandalorian #1 and Bounty Hunters #25

Over at Marvel Unlimited, you can relive the first chapter of the Disney+ hit The Mandalorian and Bounty Hunters #25.

In The Mandalorian #1, a target is pursued by the Mandalorian bounty hunter on behalf of a wealthy, enigmatic client. Watch as Din Djarin is introduced and the Child and Mandalorian meet for the first time.

The Mandalorian #1 is written by Rodney Barnes and illustrated by Georges Jeanty, with cover art by Adi Granov.

Meanwhile, in Bounty Hunters #25, Dengar is not only guiding T’onga’s bounty-hunting team into a trap, but he is also attempting to break into the stronghold of the Crimson Dawn. As Darth Vader’s secret weapon, Valance has found a new use in the interim. But to what extent would he go so as to defend an Imperial officer from assassins?

Bounty Hunters #25 is written by Ethan Sacks and illustrated by Paolo Villanelli, with cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli.

The Mandalorian #4 and Bounty Hunters #25 are both now available on Marvel Unlimited!

New in Collected Editions: Darth Vader Vol. 4 – Crimson Reign

If you’ve been reading the latest Darth Vader series in collected editions, then today is your luck! Darth Vader Vol. 4 collects issues 18 through 22. In these issues, Lady Qi’ra not only insulted the Empire but also posed a threat to it. Darth Vader ultimately proved to her criminal gang that the Empire is a force to be reckoned with. Darth Vader is on the prowl, looking for anyone with even the slightest connection to the Crimson Dawn, according to ominous murmurs that are being heard throughout the Empire. How far into the galaxy has the Dawn infiltrated, and are all of their actions deserving of Vader’s wrath? Darth Vader once told his son in the depths of Bespin that he intended to bring order to the galaxy. As he leads an odd band of heroes and killers against the Crimson Dawn, his vow is now put to the test! However, everything is called into question by Sabé, Padmé Amidala’s handmaiden, who shockingly returns!

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What are you looking forward to reading this week? Let us know down below! Don’t forget to follow Dork Side of the Force for more Star Wars comics coverage!