(April-June 1961)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Exciting Adventure
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Sea Hunt (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mike Nelson [as portrayed by Lloyd Bridges]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Underwater Cover-Up; Suspicious Waters (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo); Russ Manning
Inks:
? (photo); Russ Manning
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mike Nelson

Indexer Notes

inside front cover. Table of Contents page

Underwater Cover-up (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
Russ Manning

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mike Nelson; Ron (Mike's friend); Lieutenant Brady (Harbor Patrol)
Synopsis:
Two robbers make their getaway from a sea resort in a motor boat, and Mike Nelson joins the harbor patrol to apprehend them. Caught in the moving tide of events, Mike volunteers to do a specialized bit of skin diving to help the police close the case.

Indexer Notes

Script and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Deep Divers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Story about the pearl divers in the South Pacific.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Suspicious Waters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
Russ Manning

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mike Nelson; Tommy Wayne; Phil Sands; Dave Benton
Synopsis:
Mike Nelson keeps hi promise to a young skin diver and takes him along on a diving job off the Mexican coast. Knowing he is responsible for the youth's safety, Mike fights with all his strength to protect him from two would-be killers.

Indexer Notes

Script and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Gribet Hunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Russ Manning

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jimmy (no last name); group of unnamed boys
Synopsis:
A group of grunion hunters sends Jimmy on a wild goose chase.

Indexer Notes

Initialed "RM" in first panel, bottom right. Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Bay Bandit (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
Russ Manning

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mike Nelson; Marge Owens; Dick Owens; Skipper Tom
Synopsis:
Mike searches for a bandit that is robbing yachts in the marina.

Indexer Notes

Script and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Red Tide (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short story about plankton.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Animals of the Sea (Table of Contents)

Sea Hunt / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief story about coral, sponges, sea urchins and sea anemones.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Birds of the Sea (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Story about the arctic tern, sea gulls, albatross, pelican and other waterfowl.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sea Hunt
    Sea Hunt
  2. 1. Underwater Cover-Up; Suspicious Waters
    Sea Hunt
  3. 2. Underwater Cover-up
    Sea Hunt
  4. 3. Deep Divers
  5. 4. Suspicious Waters
    Sea Hunt
  6. 5. The Gribet Hunt
  7. 6. The Bay Bandit
    Sea Hunt
  8. 7. The Red Tide
    Sea Hunt
  9. 8. Animals of the Sea
    Sea Hunt
  10. 9. Birds of the Sea
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