Under the Wire

Issue Number: 5124

After Jerry shelled their trench on the Italian Front, Lieutenant Pete Smith and his batman, Tich Nimmo, were buried alive in their dugout. Above them, the British defences took a hiding, swarmed by the advancing German infantry. Pete and Tich only had one choice : to dig their way out and retreat to the British lines — but what they saw on their journey made it imperative that they get back.

Whatever the Nazis were up to, Pete knew it must have something to do with a leaked German mission code-named Downgrade…

Story: Allan

Art: Alonso

Cover: Penalva