(April 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PRINCE VALIANT, No. 788." Code number is P.V.O.S. #787-574. Copyright 1957 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Fifth of seven Prince Valiant Four Colors. Based on the Prince Valiant Sunday newspaper strip by Hal Foster.


Trial by Arms (Table of Contents)

Prince Valiant / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Prince Valiant; Gandor (villain)

Indexer Notes

The is a typical Gollub composition, tones and detail on head hands and feet.

Steps To Knighthood (Table of Contents)

Prince Valiant / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis:
The various stages of training to become a knight.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Trial By Arms (Table of Contents)

Prince Valiant / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Prince Valiant; King Arthur; Gandor (villain); Boltar
Synopsis:
King Arthur sends Prince Valiant and Boltar to Gaul, where they raise a ragtag army to defeat the Mongol raiders of Gandor, champion of the East.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. A small version of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents" is included inside the last panel on the inside cover (in the middle of the story.) Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trial by Arms
    Prince Valiant
  2. 1. Steps To Knighthood
    Prince Valiant
  3. 2. Trial By Arms
    Prince Valiant
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