Four Color #650 - Prince Valiant
(September 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PRINCE VALIANT, No. 650." Code number is P.V.O.S. #650-559. Copyright 1955 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the "Prince Valiant" newspaper strip by Hal Foster. Second of seven Prince Valiant Four Color issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Prince Valiant / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Spaulding ? (painting)
Inks
Don Spaulding ? (painting)
Colors
Don Spaulding ? (painting)

Genre
historical
Characters
Prince Valiant
Keywords
swords; Viking longships

Indexer Notes

Possible Spaulding art per Brian M. Kane's article in Prince Valiant Vol. 15.

A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents: 1)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full page reproduction of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Hostage to Treachery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Prince Valiant; Boltar; King Aguar; King Radbod; Aldgils
Synopsis
When Frisian sea raiders led by King Radbod force a blockade on King Aguar, a truce is called and each King's son is given to the other as a hostage for four months. King Radbod uses his son as a spy and Valiant is forced to escape back to Thule. There he leads a sea battle against the Frisian warships.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Story picks up from the end of the story in Prince Valiant Four Color #567 (June 1954.)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Prince Valiant
  2. 1. A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. Hostage to Treachery
    Prince Valiant
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