“Scarmen’s Burn” Pg 15
The trap Hilts springs on Mercy on this page was my attempt at emulating the wonderful sense of authenticity that Hal Foster brought to his classic Prince Valiant strip. Foster would have Val design slings and nets and all variety of clever devices. And he would draw them so accurately that there would be no doubt in the reader’s mind as to how the device was made or whether it would work. Here’s a famous example, courtesy of: ripjaggerdojo.blogspot.com.