Set between the events of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Dark Times: A Spark Remains will see a group of Jedi plotting to take down Darth Vader's new Galactic Empire. Hit the jump for a first look at issue #1!

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By Josh Wilding - 6/26/2013
Reunited with the ragtag crew of the Uhumele, Jedi Dass Jennir is surprised to find them plotting with another Jedi to take down the iron fist of the new Galactic Empire—Darth Vader himself! Having only just found love and a reason to live, Jennir is reluctant to join—but their plan may be too good to pass up...

Source: Newsarama
JediRob - 6/26/2013, 6:02 PM
Is Vader flying?
Saga - 6/26/2013, 6:10 PM
We already know they won't succeed . Pointless
Bread - 6/26/2013, 6:12 PM
I might buy it, I'm a big Star Wars fan but I've never read any of the comics.
Bread - 6/26/2013, 6:12 PM
When will this be released?
Space - 6/26/2013, 6:20 PM
@ BlackCondor

DioFoRio - 6/26/2013, 6:22 PM
those pencils are noice!!!! I don't like my Darth Vader spry like and shit, cuz then I feel like he was just going through the motions in episodes 4,5 and 6. Is this the first Marvel book or this still dark horse?
Wingding - 6/26/2013, 6:22 PM
Sweet! I've followed this since the first issue. It's a great series.
xNightwingx - 6/26/2013, 6:33 PM
@Wingding, I think this is the first issue. I think you are talking about the Star Wars comic that takes place after Epidode IV. It has Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie in it.
Howlett - 6/26/2013, 6:37 PM
nice art :D

@JediRob... he just jumped to the side of a boulder.
CyberBishop - 6/26/2013, 7:14 PM
WOW... The artwork is so damn nice!!!
Triptheorist - 6/26/2013, 7:15 PM
Glad to see Dark Horse still squeezing out all the Star Wars goodness while they still can.
GLprime2814 - 6/26/2013, 7:20 PM
vaders like, fvck this I'm out!!
Wingding - 6/26/2013, 7:45 PM

Nah, I was talking about the Dark Times series of comics as a whole. This is the first issue in the newest story arc, yes, but the series has been going on since 2006.
Ghaleonausa - 6/26/2013, 8:04 PM
dont' get to attached to any of them since we know how it ends.
Bodwulf - 6/26/2013, 8:12 PM
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ralfinader - 6/26/2013, 8:39 PM
Yawn...okay, been there, done that. Quit spinning wheels in the past and move on!
SnapperCarr - 6/26/2013, 9:02 PM
this is meh
PsychoManiacJacky - 6/26/2013, 9:46 PM
It's called "Force Jump" not flying, idiot @JediRob. Especially for someone with "Jedi" in their name, such a disgrace.
Melkaticox - 6/26/2013, 10:08 PM
@FullMetalJacky Giving it a different name doesn't make it original.
xNightwingx - 6/26/2013, 10:15 PM
@Wingding Ahhhhhh, I got ya. Just #1 on the cover. Didn't know they started over for new storylines.
MarcusStrong85 - 6/26/2013, 10:27 PM
This is gonna be good!
ANIMUS84 - 6/26/2013, 10:38 PM
Oh Geez, they're still carrying this torch. It seems like an entire trilogy happened between episodes 4 and 5.
PsychoManiacJacky - 6/26/2013, 10:54 PM

Giving what a bloody different name. USING FORCE JUMP IS NOT FLYING YOU IDIOT. The definition of flying and the absolute definition of anything that defines "The Force" IS DIFFERENT! - "Force Jump, also known as Force Leap, used the Force to augment the user's natural leaping ability. Force-users adept in this technique could perform awe-inspiring vertical/horizontal leaps with impunity".

"Using the Force to enhance one's jumping ability was one of the most commonly used Force powers by Force-users throughout history. The height to which a user could jump varied depending on skill level and physique"
MCMLXXXII - 6/26/2013, 10:59 PM
@DioFoRio exactly! i find this agility disturbing.. it makes it look like he had a bad back in the original trilogy or something..
druzod2501 - 6/26/2013, 11:58 PM
I'm more a fan of Vader in the EU than the main canon. I mean c'mon Vader's a freakin CYBORG!!! C'mon! was that really supposed to limit his abilities? EU Vader could hold his own against the toughest of Jedi and that's what I think any Vader should've been from the start!
DrRockso - 6/27/2013, 12:23 AM
I enjoyed the Rise Of Darth Vader novel. Vader was decapitating fools n stuff
DRMidNite - 6/27/2013, 4:51 AM
It was NOT Vader's Galactic Empire. It was Palpatine's. Jeeze...
NorrinRaddical - 6/27/2013, 6:12 AM
some impressive art!

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