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Dane Dorrance
Dane Dorrance - DCnU
General Information
Real name: Dane Dorrance
First Appearance: Showcase #27 (August, 1960)
Created by: Robert Kanigher
Russ Heath
Affiliations: Sea Devils
Abilities: Swimming

Dane Dorrance is the leader of the Sea Devils.


Dane Dorrance is one of the worlds leading deep sea diver and treasure hunter. Dorrance’s father John Payton Dorrance better knwon as Captain X was lost at sea during an oceanographic expedition. The young Dorrance never gave up hope that some day his father would be found.

Dane Dorrance wanted to win the respect of his father, a decorated World War II Frogman, and the swimming flippers he wore, which had been awarded to him for heroic action during service. Dorrance became scuba diver, and met fellow adventurous scuba divers Judy Walton and her little brother Nicky as well as Biff Bailey. The four came together to form the team known as the Sea Devils.

Powers and Abilities[]

  • Swimming: Dane Dorrance is a master swimmer.
  • Diving: Dane Dorrance is an expert in deep sea diving.


Varied deep sea diving equipment; SCUBA tank, flippers, wetsuit, etc.

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