- "Twilight is upon me. Soon night must fall. That is the way of things... the way of the Force."
|"The Emperor Commands!"|
|Star Wars: Return of the Jedi|
|Title:||"The Emperor Commands!"|
|Storyline:||"Return of the Jedi"|
|Cover date:||November, 1983|
|Pencilers:||Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon|
|Inkers:||Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon|
|Cover artists:||Bill Sienkiewicz|
|Cover inker:||Bill Sienkiewicz|
|Colorists:||Christie Scheele; Bob Sharen|
|Editors:||Michael Higgins; Jo Duffy|
|Previous:||Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #1|
|Next:||Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #3|
"The Emperor Commands!" is the second issue of the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi four-issue comic book limited series published by Marvel Comics. It is the official comic book adaptation of the 1983 sci-fi/fantasy film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. It was written by Archie Goodwin based on the original script by George Lucas and Lawrence Kasdan. It was illustrated by Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon and colored by Christie Scheele and Bob Sharen. The series was lettered by Ed King and edited by Michael Higgins and Jo Duffy. Artist Bill Sienkiewicz provided the cover art illustrations. This issue shipped with a November, 1983 cover date and had a cover price of 60 cents per copy (US), 70 CAD per copy (Canada) and 25 GBP in the United Kingdom.
- Emperor Palpatine
- Darth Vader
- Boba Fett
- Jabba the Hutt
- Moff Tiaan Jerjerrod
- Janus Greejatus
- Sim Aloo
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This issue is also printed in Marvel Super Special #27 and reprinted in Classic Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #2 and the Star Wars Omnibus: A Long Time Ago..., Volume 4.
- This limited series chronologically falls in between issues #80 and #81 of the regular Star Wars monthly series. It also takes place after the events of Star Wars Annual #3.