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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).