Starfighter: Crossbones

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Starfighter: Crossbones was a three-issue series of comics published by Dark Horse Comics between January 9, 2002 and March 13, 2002. It is set in 24 BBY. This spin-off was based on the successful video game Starfighter. This series has not been collected as a trade paperback, but was eventually collected in Omnibus: Menace Revealed.

It tells the story of the pirate captain Nym and his hunt of his nemesis Sol Sixxa on the planet Maramere.


Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
IssueTitlePublication dateTrade paperbackTPB pub dateOmnibus collectionOmnibus pub date
Starfighter: Crossbones Omnibus: Menace RevealedJuly 22, 2009
1Starfighter: Crossbones 1January 9, 2002
2Starfighter: Crossbones 2February 13, 2002
3Starfighter: Crossbones 3March 13, 2002

Behind the scenesEdit



Star Wars Starfighter: Crossbones was supposed to include only alien characters; author Ramón F. Bachs was explicitly asked not to include any Humans. However, he convinced the rest of the team to include one Human as a background character in the cantina. That Human was a caricature of Star Wars fan Skippy Farlstendoiro, who has met Bachs many times usually disguised as a Mon Calamari. As such, "Farlstendoiro" appeared next to a Mon Calamari. Furthermore, two other humans appear in the first issue: Vana Sage (in a hologram) and Adi Gallia, although Adi Gallia may have still been considered a near-Human at the time of the comics' printing, as that was her (inaccurate) designation in The New Essential Guide to Characters.

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