Friends, today marks the 83rd anniversary of Prince Valiant
as "one of the finest works ever to be produced in the comic art medium." Created in 1937 by Harold R. Foster
(1892-1982), Prince Valiant
can rightly be considered a massive illustrated novel presented in a comic art-like style.
For A Prince Named Valiant
's informative series of posts to mark the 75th anniversary of Prince Valiant
, click here
For 2017's special 80th anniversary post featuring an insightful article by Brian Kane, click 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
Current Prince Valiant
illustrator Thomas Yeates
2015 . . . with none other than the Prince of Thule himself!
Yeates took over from Gary Gianni
, the third illustrator of Prince Valiant
, in April 2012.
For the latest installment (or page) of Prince Valiant
, click here
Prince Valiant, as drawn by Hal Foster
See also the previous posts:
An action sequence from page 4309 (September 8, 2019) of Prince Valiant
, with art by Thomas Yeates
and text by Mark Schultz
• How It All Began
• A Valiant First Effort, Wouldn't You Say?
• Remembering Episode 3000, 8/7/94
• John Cullen Murphy on Prince Valiant: "It's My Duty. I'm Responsible For It"
• Former Prince Valiant Writer Cullen Murphy Interviewed by Terry Gross
• Mark Schultz on Prince Valiant as an American Invention
• Gary Gianni's Prince Valiant: Looking Good
• Prince Valiant Celebrates 75th Anniversary
• Something Very Special
• Thomas Yeates: "My Biggest Thrill is Seeing the Prince Valiant Logo on My Drawings"
• "He Wasn't a Superhero But He Was a Hero"
• Comics’ Sweeping Graphic Novel, Prince Valiant, Turns 80