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

Eagle Data File: Dan Dare – Space Cadet

To mark Where Eagles Dare‘s official online convention debut at Lawless 2021, we’ve prepared a companion piece to our interview with Pat Mills and Ian Kennedy.

Eagle Data File is a new wing to our Eagle transporter – an occasional look back at miniseries and shorter runs of the new Eagle‘s past.

In this episode, it’s Dan Dare, the early years – a classic cutaway story from the comic’s glorious offset period. Find out more about this story behind the scenes in our interview with Pat and Ian!

https://archive.org/download/edf-1-dan-dare-space-cadet/EDF%201%20Dan%20Dare%20Space%20Cadet.mp3

Eagle Hotline 06: Here Comes Lawless

Hello reader and welcome to another brief Eagle Hotline. In this bulletin we spruik our involvement in the forthcoming Lawless virtual Comicon just over a week away, a Kickstarter for Battle Action Force, the face of Doomlord can be YOURS – oh, and a quick update on Where Eagles Dare. We’re still here, honest!

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Show links:

Lawless ComicCon 2021

Isidro Campos’ Doomlord Mask (courtesy of Down the Tubes)

Action Force: The Battle Years Kickstarter

WED 36 – Arsenal of Sheds

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Join Pete and Dave for an episode of endings with the Eagle issues 112-116 (for May to June 1984) as Doomlord finds a new home, Dan Dare escapes his space prison, Danny Pike swings towards a climax, Fatso Parsons draws a line, and Manix routs a Rats’ Nest full of sheds.  All this and more (like a bloody great T-Rex waiting in the wings), Where Eagles Dare….

Scream and Scream Again 4 – Going Under!

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Join Pete and Dave for our final look at IPC’s Scream! comic, with fishy themed issues  13-15 under the microscope with our special guest, podcasting legend and master librarian Mr Jim Moon of the Hypnogoria podcast.
This time, the Nightcomers bow out, Max give a housing officer a bad case of crabs,  the Sea Beast makes an appearance, Tales from the Grave gets “handy”, and a dead man gets fingered in Library of Death.  And a Merry Christmas to all you at home! J

WED35 – “Off” for the Holidays

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Join Pete and Dave for a slightly “off-piste” adventure as we detour to the New Eagle 1984 Holiday Special. We visit East Germany with the News Team, scale the pyramids with an off brand Manix, take a busman’s holiday with Dan Dare, do summer school with Crow Street, and learn some new tricks with PACO.  All this and more… Where Eagles Dare.