(September-October 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Second Sea Devils.


The Undersea Prison! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

wash cover

The Prize Flippers! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]
Synopsis:
The Sea Devils compete with each other to win the flippers that belong to Dane's father. Everyone knows how badly Nicky wants them, so they each disparage their own efforts in the competition, but it turns out that Nicky really does win the contest when he saves everyone's life when a whale smashes their boat.
Reprints:

The First Frogman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Scyllis, a Greek diver in the fifth century B.C., performs great underwater feats.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
quiz based on the rules of the Bicycle Institute of America

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Undersea Prison! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]; Mona Moray; Professor Moray
Synopsis:
The Sea Devils agree to help Mona Moray locate her missing father. They find that the professor has been taken captive by a race of undersea aliens who are planning a larger invasion of Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Sea Devils' dockside office and sign: "The Sea Devils / Underwater Troubleshooters / Have Flippers - Will Travel!"

Undersea Breezes by the Sea Devils (Table of Contents)

Undersea Breezes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
First letters column, with questions about diving from readers and answers from the Sea Devils (as opposed to comments about the comic stories). Questions on choosing diving equipment and lessons from Walt Framer of No. Hollywood, CA; Stan Wood of Atlantic City, NJ; George Kastner of New York, NY; and Dan Stinson of Detroit, MI. The editors asks readers to write to Sea Devils, National Comics Pub, 575 Lexington Ave, New York 22, NY. The logo is a diver giving a lecture to a "school" of mer-people.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Undersea Prison!
    Sea Devils
  2. 1. The Prize Flippers!
    Sea Devils
  3. 2. The First Frogman
  4. 3. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  5. 4. Undersea Prison!
    Sea Devils
  6. 5. Undersea Breezes by the Sea Devils
    Undersea Breezes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Clayton Emery
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner