(Summer 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1941-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Editing:
Joe Simon (art editor); Jack Kirby (art editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Adolf Hitler; Red Skull
Reprints:

The Young Allies table of contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Syd Shores
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Red Skull
Synopsis:
Table of contents pages, complete with short synopses, illustrated with the cover to Captain America Comics #7.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. This page lists Joe Simon as Art Editor and Jack Kirby as Art Director. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 1: The Coming of Agent Zero (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Agent Zero
Synopsis:
Agent Zero is being pursued by a group of Nazis, who are intent on securing a code from him. Inadvertently, the members of the Sentinels of Liberty Club, who call themselves the Young Allies, chase the enemy from their clubhouse and discover the agent inside, and agree to help him send a message.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

The splash page is an illustrated breakdown of each chapter with title of that chapter. Note, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 2: The Red Skull and the Graveyard of Doom! (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-10)
Inks:
Syd Shores (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-10)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Agent Zero (a woman); Agent X (death); Red Skull (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); Hermann Goering (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies arrive at Lone Pine and overhear a conversation between Agents Zero and X concerning the code key the Nazis were interested in, but soon find themselves battling Nazi spies who want that code. After the fray, Agent Zero is gone but has left a trail to the boys to follow that leads to a cemetery, where he has been taken, and they run smack into the Red Skull, who overpowers the Allies and takes Agent Zero with him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis addded by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 3: Voyage to No-Man's-Land (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-10)
Inks:
Syd Shores (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-10)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]
Synopsis:
On the trail of the Red Skull and Agent Zero, the boys stow away on a British freighter heading for England, but are discovered and put to work. However, there is a Nazi agent aboard who wishes to blow the ship up and the Young Allies with it. They stop him, are rewarded, land in England, help stop a Luftwaffe bombing of a city, then start on their journey to Germany, nearly being poisoned by a member of the Master Race in the process.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

Big New Sub-Mariner No. 2 (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Angel (inset); Nazis (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for the new issue of Sub-Mariner Comics, #2, complete with cover. There is also a plug for Mystic Comics as well.
Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 4: Trapped in Nazi-Land! (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-10)
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Agent Zero; Red Skull (villain); Hermann Goring (villain); Fritz Flootzendootzen (camp warden, villain); Adolf Hitler (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies make their way into Germany and enter a HQ building and come face-to-face with the Red Skull, who has been torturing Agent Zero. The Red Skull has his men take the boys to a concentration camp, but Toro makes good their escape through the barbed wire. Toro then disguises himself as the Red Skull and re-enters the HQ building, hoping to make good the Allies escape from Germany with Agent Zero.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 5: Outwitting the Blood-Thirsty Tyrants! (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-9)
Inks:
Syd Shores (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-9)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Agent Zero; Red Skull (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); Hermann Goring (villain)
Synopsis:
Grabbing Agent Zero, Toro leads Agent Zero toward the planned escape, when the real Red Skull heads them off. The sudden appearance of Hitler allows the boys and Agent Zero to escape, but the Nazis are quickly on their trail, but are rebuffed by the Russians. Meanwhile, the Young Allies meet up with forces of General Chiang Kai-shek and arrange for passage on a ship back to America when they suddenly find themselves in the middle of a Tong war!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nationalist Chinese; Nazis

Indexer Notes

Somne info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

Marvel's Pinwheel of Stars! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Walters (signeed); Bill Everett (signeed); Carl Burgos (signeed); Ben Thompson (signeed); Bob Oksner (signeed); Paul Gustavson (signeed)
Inks:
David Walters (signeed); Bill Everett (signeed); Carl Burgos (signeed); Ben Thompson (signeed); Bob Oksner (signeed); Paul Gustavson (signeed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vision; Sub-Mariner; Human Torch; Ka-Zar; Terry Vance; Angel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated [with head views] promotional ad for Marvel Mystery Comics.
Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

The Young Allies, Chapter 6: Captain America and the Human Torch to the Rescue!! (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-9)
Inks:
Syd Shores (page 1); Charles Nicholas (page 2-9)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Red Skull (villain); Agent Zero
Synopsis:
The Young Allies and Agent Zero finally board a ship for America, and return home to the clubhouse, where Agent Zero leaves them to locate a tombstone in the cemetery that has the key to code. Unfortunately, the Red Skull lies in wait and captures the group, but Jeffrey uses his pocket transmitter to alert Captain America and the Human Torch to rescue them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

Crooks Are Cowards (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Biff Jenkins; Burt Higgins; Mr. Billingsly; Mrs. Billingsly; Chief Wells; Bob Robins; John Athey; un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
A star newspaper reporter has a novel idea on how to capture the criminals who robbed the Billingslys.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unsolved Mysteries / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Among the unsolved mysteries discussed are: The Boy Without a Brain, Voodoo in Hungary, The Superstition Mountains, The Skulls of Calgarth, Mystery of the Gloriana, the Cat From Voss, Giant Heads, The Man From Another World and "He is Not Dead!"
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

["Back comes the dreaded Red Skull"] (Table of Contents)

Captain America Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Red Skull
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.
Illustrated promotional ad for the Red Skull tale in the next issue of Captain America Comics. Also an illustrated ad for the Sentinels of Liberty club.
Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Toro; Sub-Mariner;
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Back Cover.
Illustrated promotional ad, with cover, for Human Torch Comics #4.
Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-25-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Young Allies
  2. 1. The Young Allies table of contents
  3. 2. The Young Allies, Chapter 1: The Coming of Agent Zero
    The Young Allies
  4. 3. The Young Allies, Chapter 2: The Red Skull and the Graveyard of Doom!
    The Young Allies
  5. 4. The Young Allies, Chapter 3: Voyage to No-Man's-Land
    The Young Allies
  6. 5. Big New Sub-Mariner No. 2
    Sub-Mariner
  7. 6. The Young Allies, Chapter 4: Trapped in Nazi-Land!
    The Young Allies
  8. 7. The Young Allies, Chapter 5: Outwitting the Blood-Thirsty Tyrants!
    The Young Allies
  9. 8. Marvel's Pinwheel of Stars!
    Marvel Comics
  10. 9. The Young Allies, Chapter 6: Captain America and the Human Torch to the Rescue!!
    The Young Allies
  11. 10. Crooks Are Cowards
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Unsolved Mysteries
  13. 12. ["Back comes the dreaded Red Skull"]
    Captain America Comics
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Mark Boyer
  • Scott Rowland
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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