Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire #5
September 1996
, $2.95

Writer: John Wagner
Penciller: Kilian Plunkett
Penciller: John Nadeau
Inker: P. Craig Russell
Colorist: Cary S. Porter
Color Separation: Heroic Age
Letterer: Dave Cooper
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming
Book Design: Scott Tice
Editor: Peet Janes
Publisher: Mike Richardson


DROID
R2-D2 (Artoo Detoo), C-3PO (See Threepio)

LOCATION
Tatooine, Jabba The Hutt’s Palace, Kothlis, Coruscant

ORGANIZATION
Stormtroopers

STARSHIP
Millennium Falcon, X-wing starfighter, Slave I, TIE interceptor, Imperial Star Destroyer, Executor

VEHICLE
landspeeder

COMMENTS
According to the inside cover, the events in this issue takes place 3+ years after the Battle of Yavin. More specifically it occurs between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

This issue contains a letters page, Rebel Writers, with letters from Elwyn Chow, Edgar Graudins, Xizor1000, Karl Erik Gabrielsen, Mike Kiefl, & David R. Son.


Related Issues
Comic Pack #24 Shadows of the Empire #1 Shadows of the Empire #2 Shadows of the Empire #3 Shadows of the Empire #4 Shadows of the Empire #6


Trade Paperbacks and Alternate Covers
Star Wars Omnibus: Shadows of the Empire Shadows of the Empire Trade Paperback Shadows of the Empire Limited Edition Hardcover



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