The story continues, but in a slightly confusing manner.
In Collins’ rendering of the wounded Pierre van Arden, the fallen man bears a strong resemblance to Kevin. Re-reading the previous episode helped me, but in it I noticed that the color of van Arden’s top (I believe this garment is called a “doublet”) changed from blue to purple.
With good reason for his heavy conscience, the treacherous Count Noir nervously awaits his king’s return.
Below is a small image of the August 4, 1957 episode from La Patrie, a Montreal, Quebec tabloid.
To be continued…
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