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Exclusive first look at IDW's Star Wars Adventures: Tales From Vader's Castle #1

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Sep 28, 2018, 8:10 PM EDT

Back in July during SDCC, SYFY WIRE injected your summer with a blast of exclusive Francesco Francavilla cover reveals for IDW's Star Wars Adventures: Tales From Vader's CastleThese tempting Halloween-themed treats are destined for readers of all ages, and now we're revealing a first glimpse into the October pages to prime you for the cosmic scares to come.

Written by Cavan Scott and linked with art from Derek Charm and a rotating lineup of guest artists, Tales From Vader's Castle is a 5-issue, weekly anthology series centered and framed around the Dark Lord's sinister fortress on Mustafar.

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These spooky stories told from inside Vader's foreboding abode will spotlight favorite characters spanning the galaxy far, far way, including Star Wars Rebels stars Hera, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; and the fuzzy furball Ewoks.

Star Wars Adventures is IDW Publishing's new Young Adult anthology series started last year, delivering thrilling comic book episodes set within the Star Wars Universe.

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Today we're helping to launch this slightly sinister shade of the Star Wars realm with an exclusive 5-page peek inside the covers of the premiere issue in our full gallery below. Invite yourself aboard the Auric with Rebel Commander Lina Graf and her ragtag crew as they nose-dive onto the volcanic planet of Mustafar, then come back next Friday for another early look at Issue #2.

IDW's Star Wars Adventures: Tales From Vader's Castle #1 lands on Oct. 3.