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King Of The Comics: 100 Years Of King Features

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For a century readers around the world have started the day with King Features comics in their daily newspapers and now on their digital devices. This first-ever compendium celebrates those 100 years with more than 600 fantastic images! Popeye! Flash Gordon! Krazy Kat! Beetle Bailey! Blondie! Mutts! Prince Valiant! Maggie & Jiggs! Hägar the Horrible! Betty Boop! Barney Google and Snuffy Smith! Zits! Steve Canyon! Happy Hooligan! Polly and Her Pals! Baby Blues! Bizarro! Hi & Lois! and many more…100 years of comics presented by an award-winning team of comics…read more

Prince Valiant Vol 2: 1939-1940

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Continuing the epic journey of Hal Foster’s most famous creation, Prince Valiant Volume 2: 1939-1940 brings Val into conflict with the Huns and Rome itself. In this second volume, Prince Valiant helps his father reclaim his throne in the kingdom of Thule, fights alongside King Arthur, and is made a knight of the Round Table in recompense for his bravery and wit. Bored by the peace he helped to create, Val decides to independently pull together the forces to battle the Huns’ descent on Southern Europe. When Val’s army breaches…read more

Prince Valiant “Far From Camelot”

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After thoroughly enjoying [intlink id=”1090″ type=”post”]Prince Valiant Volume 1: 1937-38[/intlink] I was at a discount bookstore and spotted Prince Valiant “Far From Camelot” by Mark Schultz and Gary Gianni, collecting the Prince Valiant newspaper strip from 2004-2008.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: Originally created by Hal Foster, now continued by award-winning creators Gary Gianni and Mark Schultz, Prince Valiant: Far From Camelot (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $19.99) is high adventure, a work of literary and artistic excellence. The comic strip first appeared February 13, 1937 and has enthralled more than 44 million…read more

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Prince Valiant Volume 1: 1937-1938

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Let me start off by saying until I purchased this book I had never heard of Harold “Hal” Foster or Prince Valiant: they were off my comics radar.  I’ve never been a fan of newspaper comic strips and had limited exposure until Prince Valiant Volume 1: 1937-1938 started getting amazing reviews.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: HAROLD FOSTER’S LEGENDARY MEDIEVAL EPIC, FINALLY IN ITS DEFINITIVE EDITION Universally acclaimed as the most stunningly gorgeous adventure comic strip of all time, Prince Valiant ran for 35 years under the virtuoso pen of its…read more

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