Roger the Dodger No. 1

It's the debut of the Dodger! Take a look at Roger's first Beano strip, from 1953!

Roger the Dodger No. 1

Illustrated by Ken Reid, this comic strip was published on 18th April 1953. Roger's appearance hasn't changed much in the last 60 years.

Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953
Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953

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After the first black and white strips, Roger's checkered shirt would sport the same red and black Beano colours as Dennis and Minnie's jumpers. 

Roger the Dodger No. 1 18th April 1953

If you liked this, then you should try watching Meet the Beano Superstars!

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