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Where is this image of Vader from?

This is a production still from the 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi series: Source: https://www.starwars.com/obi-wan-kenobi-stills-gallery It depicts Vader on the unidentified moon from the sixth and final ...
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Which Star Wars comics does this page (featuring Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine by Mark Mckenna) come from?

Well I got this - TARGET EARTH by Mark Mckenna Mark's licensed work on STAR WARS : PURGE and The Old Republic continue to be collected in Marvel Comics trade paperbacks. Mark has also had a long ...
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Why did the Sith want to build the Death Star if "The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force."?

The evidence of why is in Motti's reply to Vader's statment. From the Episode 4 script at IMDB: VADER Don't be too proud of this technological terror you've constructed. ...
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Why did the Sith want to build the Death Star if "The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force."?

A few things to unpack here; first off Tarkin didn't come up with the idea for the weapon, he just co-opted and took credit for it once it was clear the thing was finally working as advertised. The ...
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Why did the Sith want to build the Death Star if "The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force."?

What you're hearing in this scene is Vader's opinion. By comparison, Palpatine seems overwhelmingly in favour of mechanical terror weapons to try to control the galaxy. This is his fifth attempt (that ...
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