New Comics #3 (Feb. 1936):
“Episode One”
by Rafael Astarita

New Comics #3

Title: “Episode One”

Feature: King Arthur

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1936

Publisher: DC
Written by: Rafael Astarita
Art by: Rafael Astarita

Number of Pages: 4

6 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
King Arthur King Arthur
(lead character)
hero real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Celtic Pagan; Christian (medieval)
[king] Marvel 831
Merlin the Magician Merlin the Magician (Merlin) supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Druid wizard, prophet
[King Arthur's chief advisor] DC Marvel 406
Guinevere Guinevere supporting character
CBR Scale: S Celtic Pagan; Christian (medieval)
[King Arthur's wife/consort] N.A. 453
Lancelot Lancelot hero
CBR Scale: S Celtic Pagan; Christian (medieval)
Knights of the Round Table
[King Arthur's trusted friend; Guinevere's lover]
N.A. 369
Lynette Lynette supporting character
CBR Scale: U Celtic Pagan
[sister of Lyonesse; sought help from Camelot] DC 1
Gareth Gareth supporting character
CBR Scale: R Celtic Pagan
Knights of the Round Table
[served as kitchen servant before becoming knight]
DC 8