IDW Publishing suspends May comic releases including Star Wars Adventures, Scarlett Johansson is back in black as Marvel's superspy 'Black Widow', Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren No. Darth Vader finding the tomb of Padme Amidala (Marvel's Darth Vader # 4) The exclusive reveal also featured the cover art of the upcoming Marvel comic book which was created by In-Hyuk Lee. (Photo by Matt Cowan/Getty Images). Marvel's newest Darth Vader series opened with a huge twist for the Dark Lord of the Sith, as Vader was confronted by none other than his dead wife, Padme Amidala.But is this really Padme? I’m sure that I am not the only Star Wars fan that wondered if Vader ever discovered what truly happened to Padmé. Powered by Minute Media © 2021 All Rights Reserved. In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader infamously reveals his true relationship to Luke Skywalker and invites his son to rule the galaxy at his side. Darth Vader 3 is the third issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars: Darth Vader. That’s why the new Marvel comic series has decided to delve deeper into what initially caused the rise of Darth Vader. And in Darth Vader #1 that path begins by stepping back into the life of Anakin Skywalker -- bringing Vader face to face with his beloved Padmé. The second issue ends with the pair heading for Naboo to pay a visit to Padmé’s grave. With the rise of his Empire, Darth Sidious has doubts about the loyalty of his new apprentice, Darth Vader. The conclusion takes place in 19BBY around the time of the politician’s funeral, but it’s not stated if this occurred before or after the senator’s farewell. The Darth Vader (2020) series is part of a new range of Star Wars comics which include the Star Wars (2020), Doctor Aphra (2020) and Bounty Hunters series, all of which are set in the year between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Will the investigation have gone cold almost 25 years later? Johnston’s 2019 book of the same name. As Pak notes, the Star Wars prequels "worked in some incredible parallels between key Vader/Padmé scenes and key Vader/Luke scenes," and the comic book is diving even deeper into these parallels. Last month's Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 (getting a second printing today) ended with quite the cliffhanger, revealing that Anakin Skywalker's wife and Queen, Padmé Amidala, was not dead at Vader… Proving itself a standout among Marvel's line of Star Wars books, the previous Darth Vader comic made Padmé -- or Vader's memory of Padmé -- a part of his motivations. It’s … Vader has been to the site in Legends, but it might be different in Canon. 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In this new epic chapter in the Darth Vader saga, the dark lord grapples with Luke’s unthinkable refusal and embarks on a bloody mission of rage-filled revenge against everything and everyone who had a hand in hiding and corrupting his only son. Perhaps out of respect for Padme Amidala's memory, or their close resemblance to her appearance, Darth Vader uncharacteristically spares the life of all Amidala's handmaidens. The story begins with a previously unseen mission for revenge against every person who "made Luke Skywalker weak." The demise of the mother of his children served as a catalyst for the Chosen One’s fall. A woman bearing a striking likeness to his late spouse shows up and throws his entire mission into disarray. But what about Vader? Star Wars creator George Lucas has collectively referred to the first six episodic films of the franchise as "the tragedy of Darth Vader".. We all remember Luke’s utter horror in this life-altering moment. In the current Darth Vader comic book series from writer Greg Pak and artist Raffaele Ienco, the first issue ended with Darth Vader coming face-to-face with Padmé on Vendaxa in … It was written by Greg Pak, illustrated by Raffaele Ienco, and published by Marvel Comics on July 29, 2020. Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) the third ongoing Marvel Comics series focusing on the titular Dark Lord of the Sith. Tell us below! On the final page of the series' debut issue, Vader was confronted with a figure who he assumed to be his long-lost love Padmé Amidala, based solely on her appearance. Summary Short summary describing this issue. In StarWars.com’s exclusive first look at Marvel’s Darth Vader #2, the Sith Lord recalls moments of love, excitement, and tragedy with Padmé. Greg Pak and Raffaele Ienco's current Darth Vader comic book series has returned for its delayed third issue, revealing that Vader revisited Naboo with Padmé's handmaiden Sabé to … In the recent Darth Vader Star Wars comic series, Darth Vader gets the shock of his life when he discovers that his deceased wife is not so… dead? 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Were you surprised that they played with the idea of Padmé being alive? Eventually, this mindbending vision brings Vader’s soul to Padmé—or at least, what he thinks is Padmé. The tragic love story between Anakin and Padmé was well-chronicled throughout the prequels, and this particular storyline helped flesh out Darth Vader in more ways than one. 1 #4 SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Darth Vader cosplayer attends Comic-Con International 2016 preview night on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. For anyone who isn’t up-to-date with everything with Amidala’s story, Vader’s mention of Sabé being a red herring is a nod to E.K. The new Darth Vader Comic promised to give Star Wars fans a surprise, but the first issue's shocking twist has changed everything. A one-stop shop for all things video games. An owner that should be impossible, but is recognized by Vader instantly. Darth Vader has returned to the tomb of Padmé Amidala in a new Star Wars comic, and it looks set to be an emotional arc. 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