Monday, May 25, 2015

Oom Fooyat



Art and text: Hal Foster (from page 634, April 3, 1949).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 7): 1949-1950 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2013).

Thursday, April 30, 2015

More Than Words



Art: John Cullen Murphy (1986).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald newspaper (Sydney, Australia), 1988; from the collection of Michael J. Bayly.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Battling the Picts


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Note: Today marks the 78th anniversary of the Prince Valiant adventure strip! For A Prince Named Valiant's special series of posts to mark the 75th anniversary, click here, here and here.

Also, A Prince Named Valiant was launched on the 74th anniversary of Prince Valiant. To read the post that began it all, click here.


Art and text: Hal Foster (from page #659, September 25, 1949).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 7): 1949-1950 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2013).

Saturday, February 7, 2015

"I Dare You to Learn My Secret"






Art: John Cullen Murphy (from page #2334, November 1, 1981).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald newspaper (Sydney, Australia), 1984; from the collection of Michael J. Bayly.

See also the previous post:
Mistress of the Hounds

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Watchman's Tale








See also the previous posts:
"I Bid You Welcome"
Zamestra Dagon
"Like Men Caught in a Dream"

Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3610, April 16, 2006).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

At the Ready



Art and text: Hal Foster (from page 630, March 6, 1949).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 7): 1949-1950 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2013).

Friday, December 12, 2014

Mistress of the Hounds


In the aftermath of the relief of Camelot, Prince Arn, eldest son of Prince Valiant and Queen Aleta, finds himself shipwrecked on an "isle beyond the north wind."

Here he encounters Maeve, Mistress of the Hounds. He is instantly smitten.




Art: John Cullen Murphy (August 1981).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald newspaper (Sydney, Australia), November 27, 1983; from the collection of Michael J. Bayly.