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R For Roger was her name...but the air-crews called her R for Rogue.

There was something sinister about this four-engined giant, something uncanny that made brave men shiver with fear when they had to fly in her. For every pilot who sat at her controls came back dead!

Night after night she sat there waiting...waiting for her next victim!

Introduction by Calum Laird, Editor

It's very hard to capture night scenes in black and white. With colour you can use deep blues to help define the scenes but with monochrome, objects and people are either there or they're not. Our inside artist, Sostres, doesn't have any problems with this though. His use of heavy blacks and broad, bold lines gives the impression of everything being seen in the darkness that bomber crews would have experienced in wartime skies.

Add that to a brooding cover and a tale of a hoodoo plane - always a Commando favourite - and you have a 1963 winner.

Originally released in Commando #88.

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