The Eagle Must Die
Chris Lowder (writer), Patrick Wright (artist)
Released 08/14/1976 - 10/16/1976
Printed in Issues No. 76 thru No. 85 (10 issues) of Battle Picture Weekly.
The enemies of the Eagle want him dead. Will Mike Nelson survive?
Episode 5-1 (No. 76) - A Most Wanted Man - 3 black & white pages.
A Deadly New Spy Adventure With Top Agent Mike Nelson! The Eagle has found a German Double of Churchill and must get away to tell London. Yet now the Germans want him dead!
Episode 5-2 (No. 77) - A Call Goes Out - 3 black & white pages.
All Over France The Call Goes Out - The Eagle Must Die! Nelson is still trying to contact London but is discovered. Can he get away and will his own Alias want him dead?
Episode 5-3 (No. 78) - The Hunt For Nelson - 3 black & white pages.
A Cunning Mind Plots Top Agent Mike Nelson's Death! The French Resistance now think Nelson a traitor and are willing to get rid of him. What does this mean for The Eagle?
Episode 5-4 (No. 79) - Death At Every Turn - 3 black & white pages.
Hunted By All Sides, The Eagle Is A Man Surrounds By Death! The now face death from everyone and the Germans plan with a fake Churchill goes on. Is Nelson Doomed?
Episode 5-5 (No. 80) - Death & Failure - 2 black & white pages and 1 color page.
The Eagle Knows That Death Is The Only Reward For Failure! The Gestapo Chief has punched Nelson off the train. Will he live and be branded a traitor?
Episode 5-6 (No. 81) - Survival Is The Mission - 3 black & white pages.
Codename "Eagle", Real Name Nelson - Mission Survival! Now branded a traitor by his own side he must fight to stay alive and find out everything he can.
Episode 5-7 (No. 82) - Is This The End? - 3 black & white pages.
Secret Agent Mike Nelson - About To Be Blown Sky-High? Nelson must avoid a bomb and contact a visiting British Diplomat. But who will reach the Diplomat first?
Episode 5-8 (No. 83) - Clipping the Eagle's Wings - 2 color pages and 1 black & white page.
The German officer Schlegel had made it look like Nelson is a traitor. Put on a plane by other British agents and taken back to London Nelson must get away! But can he?
Episode 5-9 (No. 84) - The Treacherous Plot Revealed - 3 black & white pages.
The Scene Is War-Torn London! The Contestants are Eagle And The S.S.! Nelson is running out of time and must make the German show themselves. Yet are they really after someone else?
Episode 5-10 (No. 85) - An Explosive End - 3 black & white pages.
Dare To Witness The Explosive End Of Eagle's Mission! Nelson is held by Nazis and escapes to save the Royal Family. Will the Churchill Double die?
Conclusion: Mike Nelson (The Eagle) lived and the German names Schlegel vows revenge. This story ends with about 30 pages that would have made up a whole comic book.