Aquaman #40
(July-August 1968)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-05-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Dick Giordano
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Sorcerers of the Sea (Table of Contents: 1)

Aquaman / comic story / 21.67 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Aqualad; Mera; Aquagirl [Tula]; Aquababy; Vulko; Atlanteans; The Sea Sorcerers (villains); Queen of the Sea Sorcerers
Synopsis
Mera is kidnapped by unknown enemies. Aquaman and Aqualad begin a search for her and find a mysterious undersea medieval village with a familiar queen.
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Indexer Notes

Multi-issue quest for Mera begins. Story continues in Aquaman #41.

Story across 23 pages in three parts of 7.67, 7.5, and 6.5 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing with that old bicycle wheel?

Indexer Notes

Idea from Randy and Bruce Chapman, Massilon, Ohio.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Aqua-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roger Still, Michelle Peck, Roxanne Cintron, Ken Ford.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Help! Save Me... Please!
    Aquaman
  2. 1. Sorcerers of the Sea
    Aquaman
  3. 2. ["What are you doing with that old bicycle wheel?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Aqua-Mail
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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