(Summer 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

none (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Al Gabriele (signed)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

The Young Allies (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Gabriele (signed)
Inks:
George Klein
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]]; Red Skull
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Illustrated contents page w/minimal informative text about story. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[The Most Amazing Story of All Time...] (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed on contents page)
Pencils:
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks:
George Klein
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]; Betty Ross; Red Skull
Synopsis:
Having escaped from certain death from falling from an airplane, the Red Skull begins a campaign to sabotage the entire American defense effort. The Young Allies and Betty Ross confront the Skull several times unsuccessfully, and finally they call in the Human Torch and Captain America to bring the battle to a sucessful conclusion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Captain American Comics #16. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

Undiscovered Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike; Sam; Doc; Pierre; Big Red
Synopsis:
Five of the toughest criminals alive head out to Alaska on a search for a fabulous treasure, unaware that only one of them would discover the treasure alive. The ironic part is that the other four, now dead, discovered that treasure, then threw it away!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents)

U.S. War Bonds and Stamps / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Morgenthal, Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The editors print a letter from the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthal, Jr., which asks the boys and girls of America to buy at least one 10 cent savings stamp every week. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[Search for Cinnamon Candy] (Table of Contents)

Pedro the Peril / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
M. Fred (signed)
Inks:
M. Fred (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pedro the Peril (introduction, villain); Jose Canusi (villain); Belladona; Paola (villain); Fernando (villain); Don Rico (villain)
Synopsis:
Pedro heads into town to steal cinnamon candy, but when he and his men arrive, the Sheriff tells him that Don Rico has already robbed the towns people of everything they own.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from from M. Fred to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Fred was an artist only. Notes, much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hocus Pocus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Keith Clark
Synopsis:
Stage magician Keith Clark demonstrates and explains how various magic tricks are done, including "The Phantom Bracelet", "Snake Charming" trick, and "The Spook Coin".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hocus Pocus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Keith Clark
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Stage magician Keith Clark demonstrates and explains how various magic tricks are done, including "Dancing on Broken Glass" and "Fly Away Coin Trick".

[The Revenge of Egg-Head] (Table of Contents)

The Vagabond / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vagabond [Chauncey Throttlebottom III]; Egg-Head (villain; introductdion)
Synopsis:
Thumbing a ride, the Vagabond becomes a victim of thieves after the load of rare perfumes being carried in the truck he is riding in.
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Indexer Notes

Vagabond's appearance is between USA Comics #4 and Comedy Comics #11. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

Smash Return! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional house ad for Human Torch Comics #8 and Sub-Mariner Comics #6. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hocus Pocus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Keith Clark
Synopsis:
Stage magician Keith Clark demonstrates and explains how various magic tricks are done, including "The Disappearing Elephant", "Three Glasses and a Sheet of Paper", "The Mysterious Knot" and more.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents)

Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Illustrated house ad for Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Krazy Komics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ziggy Pig; Toughy Tomcat; Posty Pelican; Dingaling
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional non-house ad for Krazy Komics. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09. Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Young Allies
  2. 1. The Young Allies
    Young Allies
  3. 2. [The Most Amazing Story of All Time...]
    The Young Allies
  4. 3. Undiscovered Treasure
  5. 4. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."]
    U.S. War Bonds and Stamps
  6. 5. [Search for Cinnamon Candy]
    Pedro the Peril
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hocus Pocus
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hocus Pocus
  9. 8. [The Revenge of Egg-Head]
    The Vagabond
  10. 9. Smash Return!
    Human Torch/Sub-Mariner Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Hocus Pocus
  12. 11. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Sentinels of Liberty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Krazy Komics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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