Marvel Comics has confirmed exclusively with ComicBook.com that Darth Vader #1 has received over 300k pre-orders, making it another strong start from Marvel’s recently launched Star Wars comic book line.
Darth Vader #1 is written by Kieron Gillen and drawn by Salvador Larroca, and is the first issue of Darth Vader’s first ever ongoing comic book solo series. Taking place after the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the series will tell Vader’s story following the Battle of Yavin.
Marvel has also provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive first look a several variant covers for the issue, including several retailer exclusives.
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