Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
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
Friday, August 9, 2019
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:
• Wise Merlin
• Seeking Merlin's Counsel
• An Appeal to Merlin
• Old Beyond Years
• “It Is Indeed I”