Star Wars

Darth Vader

If the Dark Side had a face, it would be that of Darth Vader. Across the galaxy, he is known as Sith Lord of the Empire, a feared tyrant who has mastered the darkest secrets of the Force. But this wasn't always so. Before he embraced the path-less-righteous, Vader was Anakin Skywalker, a slave-turned-promising Jedi Knight whose prophecy was to eliminate the Sith. But destiny had other plans.

The Legend of Vader

Skywalker Prophecy

in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2006) #25

Centuries before his birth, the legend of Anakin Skywalker is born. A terrible vision reaching more than four thousand years into the future alerts the secret Jedi Covenant to the importance of the deadly Undercity. What secrets dwell in this ancient site? A riveting adventure set in the earliest days of the Star Wars: Legends Universe!

The Lost Command

in Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Lost Command (2011) #1

Darth Vader, still nursing wounds, must set aside his past for a mission to the mysterious Ghost Nebula to locate, and if possible, rescue, a missing Imperial battalion. But what seems a perfect opportunity to lose himself in duty is complicated by two factors: he is paired with a willful yet highly competent co-commander, and the officer they are being sent to locate is the son of Vader's nemesis, Moff Tarkin!

Darth Vader: Aide to the Emperor

in Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison (2012) #1

The graduation celebration for the first class of Imperial cadets is disrupted by a sudden terrorist strike! But the real targets of the attack are the new Emperor and his second in command, Darth Vader!

Cry of Shadows

in Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows (2013) #1

The opening chapter to the five-part event starring Darth Vader! During the Clone Wars, a single trooper, left for dead during battle, comes to hate the Jedi generals who abandoned him. Years later he lives on, bitter and angry, until hearing tales of a great warrior. Now, this clone believes he may have found the leader he should have been following all along...Sith Lord Darth Vader!

Luke Skywalker

in Star Wars: Vader's Quest (1999) #1

After Darth Vader's narrow escape from the doomed Death Star, the dark lord is consumed with a desire to find the identity of the Force-strong young pilot who fired the fatal shot. For this young pilot represents the strength of the newly galvanized Rebel Alliance, and perhaps for Vader, he represents much, much more.

Vader vs. Obi-Wan

in Star Wars (1977) #4

Obi-Wan Kenobi represents the struggles of a dying Republic. He was once the Jedi Master of Padawan Anakin Skywalker, a Force-sensitive boy from the deserts of Tatooine. But those days have come and gone. Now, Obi-Wan must battle his former charge in a lightsaber duel that will determine the Rebels' victory!

Death Wish for a Dark Lord

in Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin (2013) #1

Eight assassins hired to murder Darth Vader, are now eight dead assassins. Now, the man who enlisted them seeks a ninth assassin. The price? A cost higher than all the credits in his bottomless coffers. But when it comes to avenging his son, no sacrifice is too great to acquire the one assassin who can kill the Dark Lord of the Sith.

Darth Vader & Boba Fett

in Star Wars: Blood Ties - Boba Fett Is Dead (2012) #3

Darth Vader searches for an intruder who so explosively infiltrated his Imperial base on Blackfel. Boba Fett's half-brother, half-clone Connor Freeman is also after Vader, and has stepped into a firefight! Will Darth Vader fall to the vengeance of Boba Fett's remaining kin?

Ties to the Sith

in Star Wars: Dark Times (2006) #12

Emperor Vader confronts the legacy of the ancient Sith and the ancient Jedi. In the historic conflict between good and evil, how much of the Dark Force did the Sith conquer? In his search for power, has Vader taken on more than he can handle? See the Dark Lord battle a Knight of the Old Republic, as only One with the Dark Side can!