“Star Wars: Darth Maul” by Cullen Bunn is a gripping graphic novel that gives a spotlight on one of Star Wars’ most enigmatic characters. Set before the events of “The Phantom Menace,” the story follows Darth Maul’s journey as he embarks on a secret mission to prove his worthiness to his dark master, Darth Sidious.
The Shadow’s Shadow is the fifth volume in Greg Pak’s Darth Vader series. In this volume, Sabé, Padmé’s former handmaiden, learns about the truth of Vader’s identity. She then uses Padmé’s last words to ask for Vader’s help in bringing down a corrupt Imperial governor who’s in possession of a powerful and destructive weapon.
Crimson Reign is the fourth volume in Greg Pak’s Darth Vader series. In this volume we see Vader going on the offensive against Crimson Dawn with an obsession to bring order to the Empire.
In War of the Bounty Hunters, the third volume in Greg Pak’s Darth Vader series, Vader is back to obeying his master and decides to use Luke’s friendships against him by going after Han Solo, hoping for another encounter with Skywalker Junior.
Into the Fire is the second volume in Greg Pak’s Darth Vader series. The events of this volume follow Darth Vader as he goes back to Mustafar for yet another trial by the Emperor, since Vader failed his master he must now start again. In this volume, Pak’s fully embraces Vader’s impressive strength and ability.
Dark Heart of the Sith, the first volume in this series, takes readers on an enthralling journey into the depths of Darth Vader’s tumultuous life as a Sith Lord. This comic book series explores Vader’s struggle with his past, his allegiance to the dark side, and his relentless pursuit of power and redemption.
Set immediately after the events of “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back,” the story delves into the aftermath of Vader’s devastating encounter with Luke Skywalker and his subsequent confrontation with Emperor Palpatine. Plagued by doubts and conflicted emotions, Vader embarks on a personal mission to uncover the secrets of his past, confront his failures, and assert his dominance in the galaxy.
Fortress Vader, the fourth volume of the series, takes readers on a dark and intense journey as Darth Vader seeks to solidify his power within the Empire and confront his past. The story begins with Darth Vader’s ambitious plan to construct his fortress on the planet Mustafar, the very place where he was born as the Sith Lord. This fortress serves as a symbol of his power and a stronghold from which he can further embrace the dark side of the Force.
The Burning Seas takes readers on another thrilling adventure with the iconic Sith Lord, delving deeper into Darth Vader’s journey as he cements his place within the Empire. This volume offers a captivating narrative and visually stunning artwork.
Picking up from the events of the previous volumes, “The Burning Seas” follows Darth Vader as he continues his quest for power, facing new challenges and adversaries along the way.
Legacy’s End continues the captivating journey of Darth Vader in the aftermath of the “Revenge of the Sith”. This volume explores the complex and ever-evolving character of Vader as he navigates the treacherous political landscape of the new Empire.
The story picks up from the events of the previous volume, “Imperial Machine,” and showcases Vader’s relentless pursuit to establish his position within the Sith hierarchy. Soule skillfully weaves a tale of power struggles, betrayal, and personal discovery, providing readers with an intriguing narrative that sheds light on the inner workings of the Sith Lord.
This first volume focuses on the iconic character of Darth Vader, delving into his journey immediately after the events of “Revenge of the Sith” and exploring his transformation into the menacing figure we know from the original trilogy.
The story takes place in the early days of the Empire as Darth Vader tries to establish his place within the hierarchy of this newly formed Empire. The narrative beautifully captures the essence of the character, showcasing his struggle with the remnants of Anakin Skywalker while fully embracing his new identity as a Sith Lord. It explores his complex emotions, internal conflicts, and his quest for power and control. The story also mainly focuses on how Vader got his Sith lightsaber, which was just an immense addition to the Star Wars lore.