- Partial reprint of Marvel Super Special Magazine #16
- Part one of The Empire Strikes Back movie adaptation that ran through issue #44
- 1st mention of Rogue (Squadron) in a standard U.S. comic book
- In Star Wars #39, a pilot radios to home base using the call sign 'Rogue Two'
- In Star Wars #52 (October 2018), the official canon origin story is told of how the Rogue Squadron was named to honor the team of Rebels known as Rogue One. This occurred during the the attack on the Mako-Ta Space Docks which would fall on the timeline prior to Star Wars #39 (September 1980)