"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 2
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Title: "The Emperor Commands!"
Storyline: "Return of the Jedi"
Volume: 1
Number: 2
Cover price: .60
Cover date: November, 1983
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter
Writers: Archie Goodwin
Pencilers: Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Inkers: Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Cover artists: Bill Sienkiewicz
Cover inker: Bill Sienkiewicz
Colorists: Christie Scheele; Bob Sharen
Letterers: Ed King
Editors: Michael Higgins; Jo Duffy
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"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.

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