Celebrating the Legacy of Leia
We pay tribute to the woman behind her legend, Carrie Fisher.
In honor of her influential performance as Princess Leia Organa, Marvel Unlimited remembers the woman who brought her to life on the big screen—the one and only Carrie Fisher. Read a handful of our favorite comics starring the Rebel Alliance’s general, (and Alderaan’s princess), and see how she inspired unity across a galaxy while toppling the Empire!
A LONG TIME AGO…
Marvel’s first Star Wars series! Here, we’re introduced to a young Leia who is just beginning to establish her role in the rebellion alongside loyal droids, C-3PO and R2-D2.
Need your fix of the Original Trilogy crew? Star Wars returns in the mighty Marvel manner, this time following Leia, Luke and Han set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes IV and V.
Leia has taken hostage an important Imperial captive aboard the Millennium Falcon. Too bad she keeps slipping out of her binders though. Try this arc co-starring Dr. Aphra, right-hand droid and weapon specialist to none other than Vader!
PRINCESS WITHOUT A PLANET
In the wake of Alderaan’s destruction by the Death Star, Leia seeks to help her displaced people find their place. And when she finds out that Imperial troopers are targeting all surviving Alderaanians, Organa is off, blaster in hand, to save whoever remains among her citizens. Oh, she’s also got a considerable bounty on her head…
LEIA: BOUNTY HUNTER
With Han Solo frozen in carbonite in the palace of Jabba the Hutt, Princess Leia prepares for a daring rescue by taking on the identity of the bounty hunter Boushh. But in order to succeed, she’ll have to prove herself in her new identity to the ruthless bounty hunter Bossk!
Leia is on a top-secret dangerous mission that brings her to a planet that wants no part of the war against the Empire. But when an injury threatens to end her endeavor, can she inspire that rebel spirit in those who just want to keep their heads down?
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI - THE STORMS OF CRAIT
Long before it became a battleground between the Resistance and the First Order, Leia and twin brother Luke Skywalker led the Rebellion to the mineral planet Crait in search of a new home! But establishing this new rebel base seems way too easy, meaning disaster lies in wait…
STAR WARS (2015) #50, AKA “HOPE DIES”
Perhaps the most epic installment in modern Star Wars lore, Leia faces her greatest triumph and downfall wrapped up in one, gorgeous issue. She’s done it at last—through diplomacy and hard-edged battle, Leia has assembled a remarkable Rebel Fleet. Prepare to witness the Empire truly strike back.
The comic adaptation to Star Wars: Episode VII introduces a familiar face from the Rebel Alliance’s earliest days! As Rey begins to wield Luke’s lightsaber, we learn the devastating truth about Kylo Ren’s parentage, but we don’t yet understand how and why he defected to the Dark Side…
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI ADAPTATION
Here, we get a glimpse of Leia’s connection to the Force when she’s attacked by the First Order’s Kylo Ren, formerly her beloved son “Ben”. Meanwhile, the Resistance has found Luke Skywalker, and Force prodigy Rey has begun her training…
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