WED 43 Hey Jimmy, it’s the 1985 Annual!

It’s Christmas Time – and there’s no need to be afraid (unless you’re in One-Eyed Jack’s way, of course)
Join Peter and David and special guest Phillip Vaughan as we unravel our stockings and delve into the 1985 Annual, with a full-colour Doomlord, Oliver Frey-drawn Dan Dare, TWO One-Eyed Jacks, a Manix text story… and the final ever strips from Sgt Streetwise and The Collector. All this and more in a Santastic episode of Where Eagles Dare!

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WED 42 – Family Meat Pack

https://archive.org/download/wed-42-family-meat-pack/WED42%20-%20Family%20Meat%20Pack.mp3

Join Pete and Dave for issues 136-140 of the Eagle comics for November 1984.  Inside Doomlord gets batty, Dan Dare and Danny Pike Box clever, Bloodfang tries Hautse Cuisine, and we bear with Max on the 13th Floor.  All this and more… Where Eagles Dare.

WED41 – An Inconvenient Struth

Join Pete and Dave as Herculean effort is the name of the game, with Eagle issues 132 to 135 from October 1984.
Dan Dare starts a new adventure, while Danny Pike strikes back at the mob.  Manix goes sports crazy, and One Eyed Jack gets LOWDER.
We study crisps on Flavantia, and Bloodfang does what Bloodfang does best…
All this and more – Where Eagles Dare…
https://archive.org/download/wed-41-an-inconvienient-struth-v-2/WED41%20-%20An%20Inconvienient%20Struth%20V2.mp3

Eagle Data File 4: The House of Daemon

In the mood for one last ghost story before midnight? How about the phantasmagoric ‘The House of Daemon’, from Eagle’s first year – from the pens of Alan Grant and John Wagner, and the brilliant brush of Jose Ortiz. Join Peter and David in an omnibus re-telling of this classic, and expect thrills, chills, and the occasional diversion into architects versus engineers.

https://archive.org/download/edf-4-the-house-of-daemon/EDF%204%20The%20House%20of%20Daemon.mp3

WED 40 – Bait and Switch

Join Pete and Dave for the long-awaited Scream and Eagle merger, where Doomlord gets fishy, Max gets buggy, and Danny Pike returns.  All this and more, including new story The Time Machine, and an extra special post credits “hidden track”…  Where Eagles Dare!
https://archive.org/download/wed-40-bait-and-switch-v-2/WED40%20-%20Bait%20and%20switch%28V2%29.mp3

Eagle Data File No 3:The Thirteenth Floor

Leading up to the Scream! and Eagle merger in episode 40 of Where Eagles Dare, we present a new Eagle Data File for the two Scream! imports, covering the story so far from the pages of Scream! In this episode: Alan Grant and John Wagner’s ‘The Thirteenth Floor’, illustrated by Jose Ortiz. Step inside ultra-modern Maxwell Towers, where cybernetic superintendent Max watches over all his residents – and metes out horrors on those who threaten them… on his Thirteenth Floor!

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Eagle Data File No. 2: Monster

Leading up to the Scream! and Eagle merger in episode 40 of Where Eagles Dare, we present a new Eagle Data File for the two Scream! imports, covering the story so far from the pages of Scream! In this episode: Alan Moore, Alan Grant and John Wagner’s story ‘Monster’, illustrated by Heinzl and Jesus Redondo. Set off with young Kenny Corman and his hulking and deformed Uncle Terry as they escape a house of murder into a countryside of even greater peril!

Check out the censored panels referred to in this episode at Down the Tubes (linked below), and be sure to listen to our episodes of Scream and Scream again for further discussion of this story with our special guests.

Image courtesy of Down the Tubes, theme music is ‘The Night King’ by Ramin Djawadi, performed by Callum McGaw

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Where Eagles Dare 39 – Going for Gold.

Join Pete and Dave for an Olympic-tastic run of issues of Eagle magazine for boys from August 1984.
It’s an episode of endings as we bid farewell to the Gemini Plague, Bloodfang enjoys the meal of champions, The Marathon Man takes a bullet, the Brothers face “retirement”, and News Team sign off.  All this and more…
Where Eagles Dare…

https://archive.org/download/wed-39-going-for-gold/WED39%20-%20Going%20for%20Gold.mp3

WED38 – Not Your Story Sharkie

https://archive.org/download/wed-38-not-your-story-sharkie/WED38%20-%20Not%20Your%20Story%20Sharkie.mp3

Join Pete and Dave back at the Eagle’s nest, as we travel back to July 1984 with issues 120 to 123 on the “new” Eagle.  This time Doomlord bugs out, One Eyed Jack blows out, Danny Pike knocks out, Crowe St bows out, and Dan Dare has gone for a burton.
All this and more Where Eagles Dare….

WED37 – Quack Quack Jack

Finally – Pete and Dave are back to discuss June 1984’s Eagle issues 116-119.  Inside, things get demolition-tastic in Doomlord, Dan Dare and Crow Street, while One Eyed Jack carries out canard related carnage, News Team tank(er)s, and we welcome new “boy” – Bloodfang!
All this and more – Where Eagles Dare…

https://archive.org/download/wed-37-quack-quack-jack/WED37%20-%20Quack%20Quack%20Jack.mp3