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Star Wars (1977) - #39
"Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back"
Marvel


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  Writer(s):
Leigh Brackett
Archie Goodwin
Lawrence Kasdan
George Lucas

Penciller(s):
Al Williamson

Inker(s):
Carlos Garzon

Colorist(s):
Glynis Wein

Letterer(s):
James R. 'Jim' Novak

Editor(s):
Mary Jo Duffy - 'Jo Duffy'
Archie Goodwin
Jim Shooter

Cover Artist(s):
Carlos Garzon
Al Williamson
 

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Cover Date: September 1980
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: Beginning! The Official Comics Adaption Of The Most Eagerly-Awaited Space Fantasy Of All! The Empire Strikes Back

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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The Empire Strikes Back

Letters Column: Star Words

Synopsis:
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away . . .
On the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker is doing a routine patrol when he is attacked by an ice creature. Near death after the attack, he sees a vision of the now-dead Obi-Wan Kenobi, urging him to travel to the remote jungle world of Dagobah. Meanwhile, Han and Chewie are alerted to the presence of probe droids, from a possibly Imperial source. LIght years distant, Darth Vader interprets the response from the probe droid as indicating the presence of the rebel stronghold on Hoth.

Reprints/Collects:
Marvel Comics Illustrated/Marvel Illustrated Books (1970) Paperback 02114
Marvel Super Special (1977) #16

Reprinted/Collected in:
Classic Star Wars: A Long Time Ago... (1999) TPB vol. 03
Classic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1994) #1
O Incrível Hulk (1985) #25
Star Wars Omnibus (2006) Omnibus TPB vol. 14
Tähtien sota (1977) #4

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