Sea Hunt #12

Published
January-March 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/255869

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Sea Hunt) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sea Hunt
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Mike Nelson [as portrayed by Lloyd Bridges]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

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Also printed
Australia
Sea Hunt (Junior Readers, 1960? series) #10 (September 1962)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Nature and Navigation Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Russ Manning, line art
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

How sailors navigated before compasses and other navigational instruments were developed.

Notes

Inside front cover. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Show/hide 2. Escape by Night (Sea Hunt) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sea Hunt
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Mike Nelson; Vic (Mike's friend); Flavon (a dictator); Hermes (a young boy who helps Mike)

Credits

Writing
Eric Freiwald, scripter
 
Robert Schaefer, scripter
Art
Dan Spiegle, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Mike helps a friend of his search for a dictator who has gone into hiding.

Notes

Script identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Show/hide 3. Tiger of the Sea Text story, 1 page

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Genre
Non-fiction

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Printed in
Golden Comics Digest (Western, 1969 series) #3 (July 1969)

Synopsis

Essay on sharks.

Show/hide 4. Dell Trading Post Promo (ad from the publisher), 2 pages

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Synopsis

Ad for various items available from the Dell Trading Post.

Notes

This ad also appears in the centerspread of most comics published with the same date as this issue.

Show/hide 5. The Flying Toy Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Characters
Captain Amon Barlow; Amon Barlow (the captain's grandson)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dan Spiegle, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

A young boy tells his grandfather that he would rather fly airplanes instead of navigate ships.

Show/hide 6. The Silent Witness (Sea Hunt) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sea Hunt
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Mike Nelson; Lieutenant John Gaver; Glen Gregory

Credits

Writing
Eric Freiwald, scripter
 
Robert Schaefer, scripter
Art
Dan Spiegle, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Printed in
Fernseh Abenteuer (Tessloff, 1960 series) #123

Synopsis

Mike and his friend encounter an underwater painter who is attacked by another diver.

Notes

Script identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Show/hide 7. Buried Billions Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Russ Manning, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

Short story about different treasure hunters.

Notes

Dell Pledge to Parents is the last panel on this page.

Show/hide 8. The Sea and Instinct Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Text
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Synopsis

Life cycle of the grunion.

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Arnold, Schwinn & Company) Advertisement, 1 page

"The most thrilling new bike you've ever seen!"

Featuring

Feature
Arnold, Schwinn & Company

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
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Text
, letterer
 
, typeset

Synopsis

Ad for the Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette

Notes

This same artist drew covers for some of the Classics World Around Us comics and also Boys' Life magazine.


Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.