Four Color #849 - Prince Valiant
(December 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "PRINCE VALIANT, No. 849." Code number is P.V.O.S. #849-5712. Copyright 1957 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the "Prince Valiant" newspaper strip by Hal Foster.

Quest for the Grail (Table of Contents)

Prince Valiant / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Prince Valiant
Reprints

Siege Weapons (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis
Types of machines used to attack castles.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 15, 2008).

Quest For the Grail (Table of Contents: 2)

Prince Valiant / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
P. V. O. S. #849-5712
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Prince Valiant; King Arthur; Sir Gawain; Boltar; Druyor the Hermit
Synopsis
Druyor the Hermit brings news that the Holy Grail has been found in Jerusalem and is in the possession of a pagan prince. King Arthur sends Prince Valiant, Boltar, and Sir Gawain to the Holy Land to return the relic to Christian control.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 15, 2008).

Pilgrimages (Table of Contents: 3)

Prince Valiant / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical; adventure
Synopsis
Religious pilgrimages during the Middle Ages.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Text and illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 15, 2008).

Shields (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Samples of designs used by knights on their shields.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Text and illustration. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 15, 2008).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Quest for the Grail
    Prince Valiant
  2. 1. Siege Weapons
  3. 2. Quest For the Grail
    Prince Valiant
  4. 3. Pilgrimages
    Prince Valiant
  5. 4. Shields
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Merlin Haas