The Daring Escape of the Space Cowboy

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The Daring Escape of the Space Cowboy
The Daring Escape of the Space Cowboy
An issue of the Marvel Comics series.
Issue No. 19
Writer(s) Walter Simonson
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Penciller(s) Walter Simonson
Inker(s) Klaus Janson
Colorist(s) Alex Miller
Letterer(s) Joe Rosen
Editor(s) Louise Jones and Jim Shooter
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Cover Artist(s) Walter Simonson
Adaptation of
Published September 1980
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Population 0 Survivors
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A strange ship intercepts the Fleet and without communicating first comes in and crashes on one of the Galactica's flight decks. The hatch opens and out comes Starbuck, who has returned from Scavenge World. Starbuck relates the tale of his escape, and as his concludes the story, word comes that the Fleet is being pursued by craft from Scavenge World.


One of five issues, along with "Scavenge World," "The Trap!," "Collision Course!" and "Berzerker" singled out as above-average by reviewer John Dorsey in an article on


A strange alien ship crashes in Galactica landing bay.
The hatch opens...
...and it's Starbuck!
Starbuck tells the truth about how he left Scavenge World...
...or does he???