- Sea Devils (comics)
caption=Cover to Sea Devils #21.
Showcase" #27 August ( 1960)
Robert Kanigher(writer) Russ Heath(artist)
Nicky Watson Miguel
sortkey=PAGENAME|The Sea Devils are a team of characters in comics published by
DC Comics. They are a team of conventional (non-superpowered) adventurers, in undersea adventures. They were created by writer Robert Kanigherand artist Russ Heath(thru issue #10).
Fictional team biography
The team was introduced in "Showcase" #27 (July-August 1960)-29 (November-December 1960). They get their own title which lastes 35 issues (1961-67).
The team consisted of leader Dane Dorrance, Biff Bailey, Judy Watson (Dane's girlfriend), Nicky Watson (Judy's younger brother). During a one issue crossover story with the
Challengers of the Unknownin "Challengers of the Unknown" #47 they fight the criminal group known as Scorpio. The team also has affiliated allies called the International Sea Devils: Molo from Africa, Sikki from India, and Miguel from South America. They also sometimes team up with a green skinned Atlantean man they called the "Man-Fish", and diving students they called the "Tadpoles".
More than ten years after the cancellation of their title, the team takes a small part in the defeat of an alien invasion in "Showcase" #100 (May 1978). Then, Dane and Judy (now married) help out Christopher Chance, the
Human Targetin " Detective Comics" #486 (October-November 1979).
The Sea Devils (usually only Dane) later appear as part of the
They help in another alien invasion, this time by the Apellaxians. They assist in entrapping a group of 'Mercury' aliens, assisted by Aquaman and
The Sea Devils resurface in "" #42 as the defacto paramilitary guardians of
Windward Home. Jim Lockhart the Red Torpedo, and Elsa Magnusson, widow of Mark Merlin are the administrators of Windward.
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