Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Round Table


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Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (circa 1980). At this point in Prince Valiant's run, Murphy, who had been quietly assisting Foster since 1970, was well into his first decade of drawing the strip over Foster's writing and roughs.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (circa 1981).

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Aloof


Prince Valiant's future friend and ally Bukota is introduced as an aloof and scornful warrior, and a potential trouble-maker. Yet as we'll soon discover, he has his reasons for being these things.


Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3667, May 20, 2005).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Patrick


Art and text: Hal Foster (from page 855, June 28, 1953).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 9): 1953-1954 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2014).

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Rumours









Art: John Cullen Murphy (circa 1983).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (circa 1985).

Saturday, November 9, 2019

A Weird Trio


Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3543, January 2, 2005).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Gawain Goes to School Again






See also the previous posts:
Karran
Karran's Story

Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (circa 1980). At this point in Prince Valiant's run, Murphy, who had been quietly assisting Foster since 1970, was well into his first decade of drawing the strip over Foster's writing and roughs.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (circa 1981).

Monday, September 30, 2019

A Most Wondrous Thing




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Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3552, March 6, 2005).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

No Equal in Loveliness



See also the previous posts:
More Than Words
His Strong and Gentle Aleta
A Tender Moment
The Olive Branch

Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (from page 1860, October 1, 1972).
Text: Hal Foster.
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 18): 1971-1972 – Hal Foster & John Cullen Murphy (Fantagraphics Books, 2018).

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Karran's Story








See also the previous post:
Karran

Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (circa 1980). At this point in Prince Valiant's run, Murphy, who had been quietly assisting Foster since 1970, was well into his first decade of drawing the strip over Foster's writing and roughs.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (circa 1981).

Sunday, September 8, 2019

On the Battlements



Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3709, March 9, 2008).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

“’Twas Morgan Le Fey”


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Art and text: Hal Foster (from page 28, March 5, 1938).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 1): 1937-1938 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2009).

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Karran









NEXT: Karran's Story


Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (circa 1980). At this point in Prince Valiant's run, Murphy, who had been quietly assisting Foster since 1970, was well into his first decade of drawing the strip over Foster's writing and roughs.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (circa 1981).

Monday, August 19, 2019

No Choice



Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3699, December 30, 2007).
Text: Mark Schutz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Friday, August 9, 2019

A Part of Merlin's Saga


While searching for Merlin's cave in the barren wastelands beyond the town of Myrddin, Prince Valiant encounters the calm and courteous Lionors.

“Why do you seek Merlin's cave?” the old man asks Val.


Art and text: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (from page 1777, February 28, 1971).
Text: Hal Foster.
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 18): 1971-1972 – Hal Foster & John Cullen Murphy (Fantagraphics Books, 2018).

See also the previous posts:
Merlin
Wise Merlin
Seeking Merlin's Counsel
An Appeal to Merlin
Old Beyond Years
Merlin Ambrosius