Sunday, August 26, 2012

Battle Cry

One of the finest comic strip panels in the history of the medium:

Hal Foster — Prince Valiant — panel detail from June 19, 1938

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's just ONE PANEL?!

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

That's a great response!

And the answer, of course, is 'yep'.

Erik Johnson Illustrator said...

I argee, this has been one my favorites of Hal Foster's great body. Time just seems to stand still as Valiant combats the impossible army!

mahendra singh said...

very tight work, a classic passage in the old American style … thanks … you just re-energized an blurry-eyed, aching-handed, perpetually insolvent inker …

Daniel [oeconomist.com] said...

I've long wanted this particular image in poster size. Here, Val is perfectly heroïc.