The fourth UFO lands on the grounds of a mansion in Sussex.
Sussex is a county in southeastern England.
This story reveals that Sir Richard Conroy is Earth's
leading heart specialist at the time.
On page 3, panel 4, Foster is apparently shot through the
windshield of the Mobile. So, how is it that he is lying on
the ground outside mansion in panel 7? There's no reason for
Straker to have dragged him out of the vehicle.
On page 3, panel 8, the launching of Sky 1 is accompanied by
the caption "Sky 1 is go!" This may be a nod to Gerry
Anderson's 1965-1966 Supermarionation series
Thunderbirds, which frequently used the phrase
"Thunderbirds are go!"
On page 4, it seems unlikely that a single shot from an
alien rifle could bring down Sky 1 so quickly.
On page 4, panel 5, Straker is depicted flying the SHADO
rescue plane himself. We've never seen any indication before
that he was a pilot.
Why did the aliens need a human heart surgeon for their
comrade? It's been established since
"Identified" that they have superior organ transplant capability
Why did the Sussex UFO fly away at the end of the story instead of
self-destructing as others left behind have in the past? Was there
something important about this particular craft? Was someone still
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