Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Beyond Description

In casting a spell for the return of his runaway wife,
the wizard Belsatan conjures up entities beyond description!

Art and text: Hal Foster (from installment #243, October 3, 1941).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 3): 1941-1942 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2011).

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Prelude to Tragedy

NEXT: Tragedy

See also the previous posts:
Sweethearts United
Halcyon Days
The Makings of a Queen?

Art: Hal Foster and John Cullen Murphy (from installment #2178, November 5, 1978). 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.
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 49): Road to Sorrow's End, comprising pages, or installments, 2168 (August 27, 1978) through 2211 (June 24, 1979). Fantagraphics Books, 2003.

Saturday, May 4, 2013