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Lucky Luke #28
L'Escorte--The Escort'
Cover of the French edition
Date 1966
Series Lucky Luke
Publisher Dupuis
Creative team
Writers Goscinny
Artists Morris
Original publication
Date of publication 1966
Language French
Preceded by Le Vingtième de cavalerie (1965)
Followed by Des barbelés sur la prairie, (1967)

L'Escorte is a Lucky Luke adventure written by Goscinny and illustrated by Morris. It is the twenty eighth book in the series and It was originally published in French in 1966 .


Four years after the great clash between Lucky Luke and Billy the Kid resulting in a 1200+ year prison sentence for Billy, Luke is asked to escort Billy to New Mexico to face trial for the crimes he committed there. However, Billy's enduring reputation and his repeated attempts at escape - mostly with the inept assistance of felon Bert Malloy - offer Luke and Jolly Jumper their fair share of excitement on the way.

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