(September-October 1961)

DC, 1961 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Octopus Man! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
Jack Adler (color and wash effects)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]; Octopus Man
Reprints:
Keywords:
frogmen; octopus

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed) [as R.H.]
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed) [as R.H.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]; Wendel Wales; Octopus Man
Synopsis:
Producer Wendel Wales is shooting a movie about the Sea Devils. His mechanical Octopus Man is destroyed when the real version appears and attacks the movie set.
Reprints:
Keywords:
frogmen; hydra; kraken; Loch Ness Monster; octopus; shark; siren

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

Cloud... Fog... (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between... / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Two panels with text, comparing scientific principles.

["Hi, Aqua-fans of the Sea Devils!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment and questions regarding skin diving from David S. Novak; M.J. Braun; and George Wheeler.

Secret of the Emerald Whale! (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed) [as R.H.]
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed) [as R.H.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Judy Walton; Nicky Walton; Biff Bailey]; Mira Bedford; Lars the Red; Captain Shark
Synopsis:
The Sea Devils find an iceberg with the Emerald Whale and Captain Shark frozen inside.
Reprints:
Keywords:
electric eel; frogmen; Vikings; whale; whaling

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, November 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Octopus Man!
    Sea Devils
  2. 1. The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man!
    Sea Devils
  3. 2. Cloud... Fog...
    What's the Difference Between...
  4. 3. ["Hi, Aqua-fans of the Sea Devils!"]
    Undersea Breezes
  5. 4. Secret of the Emerald Whale!
    Sea Devils
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Veracity
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes