Friday, September 5, 2014

The Vampire


"The girl backs away slowly, the sweet innocence fades from her face and the somber eyes glow with a mad hate. 'A vampire!' whispers Gawain."


Art and text: Hal Foster (from page 282, July 5, 1942).
Source: Prince Valiant (Vol. 3): 1941-1942 – Hal Foster (Fantagraphics Books, 2011).

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Talking Strategy


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Galan, son of Prince Valiant and Queen Aleta, has brought together his grandfather, King Aguar of Thule; Rory Mor, high king of Hibernia; and the corsair chieftain Salam Fulda to lift Mordred's siege of Camelot.




See also the previous posts:
The Banishment of Mordred
The Return of Mordred
"Camelot, You Are Mine!"

Art: John Cullen Murphy (July 1981).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald newspaper (Sydney, Australia), November 6, 1983; from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (1983).

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

"I Bid You Welcome"


As a captive of Thorwolf and his raiders, Prince Valiant is forced to serve as a beast of burden to a landing party on the desolate northern coast of Iberia. Here a crumbling watchtower is approached, from which a ghostly figure bids them welcome.


Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3607, March 26, 2006).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

"Camelot, You Are Mine!"





See also the previous posts:
The Banishment of Mordred
The Return of Mordred

Art: John Cullen Murphy (from page 2320, July 26, 1981).
Text: Cullen Murphy.
Source: The Sun Herald (Sydney, Australia); from the collection of Michael J. Bayly (September 11, 1983).

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Haunted Staircase


. . . and shadows that seem to writhe
with a life of their own.


Art: Gary Gianni (from page 3616, May 28, 2006).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Prince Valiant: Far from Camelot – Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008).

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Scylla

While her husband confronts the hulking Polyphemus, Aleta finds herself facing a potentially fatal ordeal of her own . . .


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See also the previous posts:
Sea of Myths
The Whirlpool
A Miraculous Grounding
The Siren's Call
Polyphemus!
No Desire to Engage

Art: Thomas Yeates (from page 4020, February 23, 2014).
Text: Mark Schultz.
Source: Comics Kingdom.

Thursday, June 12, 2014