Thursday, March 22, 2012

The Golem


In the forests of Illwynde, Prince Valiant and Sir Gawain confront a golem,
supernaturally brought to life by the sorcerer Oom Fooyat.


Art: Gary Gianni (from installment #3912, January 29, 2012).
Source: TimesUnion.com

Friday, March 16, 2012

Unashamed of Their Emotions


Falsely implicated in the assassination of Emperor Valentinian, Prince Valiant, Sir Tristram and Sir Gawain bid each other farewell before escaping separately from Rome.

Art and text: Hal Foster (from installment #195, November 3, 1940).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 2): 1939-1940 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2010).

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Karen the Amazon





Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (from installment #2131, December 11, 1977). At this point in Prince Valiant's run, John Cullen Murphy, who had been quietly assisting Hal Foster since 1970, was well into his first decade of drawing the strip over Foster's writing and roughs.
Text: Hal Foster.
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 48): Return to Camelot, comprising pages, or installments, 2124 (October 23, 1977) through 2167 (August 20, 1978). Fantagraphics Books, 2003.