Sunday, June 30, 2013

Before His Very Eyes . . .

Returning to the Misty Isles to find the beautiful but mysterious Queen Aleta, Prince Valiant witnesses the horrible killing of his entire crew. Unaware that this same crew had recently raided a village on the Misty Isles and slaughtered many of its inhabitants, Prince Valiant concludes that Aleta is ruler of an evil and cruel place.

See also the previous posts:
The Face He is Never More to Forget
The Note
So Val Goes Questing Across Wide Seas . . .

Art and text: Hal Foster (from installment #249, November 23, 1941).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 3): 1941-1942 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2011).

Sunday, June 16, 2013


The brash and cocksure Marcus, grandson of Manlius,
last governor of Roman Britain.

See also the previous posts:
"A Broken Heart 'Twixt Twin Maidens, Rampant"
The Melee

Art: John Cullen Murphy (from installment #2467, May 20, 1984).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: Prince Valiant, Book One (Kings Features Syndicate, 1986).