(January 1943)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
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]]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese; Nazis

The Young Allies (Table of Contents)

The Young Allies / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
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]]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated Table of Contents, which discusses the two Young Allies tales in the issue, but also a special feature on page 59. Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. Found on the inside front cover.

School for Sabotage! [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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]]; un-named Nazi naval Captain (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies are on Long Island and decide to play a game of "Guard the Coast", so Toro and Bucky pretend to be Nazis and hide somewhere along the coast, and the others are to find them. However, what they find surprises all of them: a Nazi submarine! They capture the crew and the sub, then head to Germany.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition also lists George Klein as doing some of the inks. TOC lists credits as stated above.

School for Sabotage!, Chapter 2: Into the Monsters Den! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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 (villain, cameo); un-named Nazi naval Captain
Synopsis:
On their way to Nazi Germany, the Allies run into an enemy battleship and proceed to destroy it. However, their sub runs low on oxygen, so they proceed to jettison themselves from the sub and are picked up by a German battleship. Arriving in Germany, they disembark, the Nazis not knowing that one of the Young Allies has armed a time bomb aboard the ship to go off at 9:00 PM!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. The Masterworks edition lists George Klein as also doing inks. The TOC lists the credits as listed above.

School for Sabotage!, Chapter 3: Sabotage at School! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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 (villain, cameo); Professor Kraut (villain, teacher at the school for sabotage)
Synopsis:
Arriving in Berlin, the boys head for the famed school for sabotage and are greeted by their teacher, who involves them in session three: how to blow up an American arsenal. When Tubby asks an embassassing question the teacher can't answer, he becomes flustered. Then the boys are ordered onto the drill yard, where Hitler himself will inspect them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. The Masterworks edition also lists George Klein as doing inks. The TOC lists the credits as listed above.

School for Sabotage!, Chapter 4: Showdown with Hitler! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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]; Professor Kraut (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); Hans (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies arrive on the drill grounds and stand in the back of a large crowd of soldiers who face Adolf Hitler. When everyone salutes the Führer, Toro tosses a few fire balls at him, giving him a hot foot! When Hitler displays horror at the violence that ensues, the boys invite the Führer inside, where they give him the beating of his life. Then they escape and pile up tons of explosives in the cellar, set the fuse and escape before it blows up.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. The Masterworks edition also lists George Klein as doing inks. The TOC lists the credits as listed above.

Next issue (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Gary [as Gary] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Gary [as Gary] (signed)
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]]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for the next issue of Young Allies Comics. The page is signed as Lee Gary, and most likely are two separate people. According to the Who's Who, Sam Gary did house ads such as this in 1942 and Stan Lee did the same from 1941-43.

At Last! (Table of Contents)

Krazy Komics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed); Al Avison (cover)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Silly Seal; Chester Chipmunk; Ziggy Pig; Inky; Toughy Tomcat; Posty; Pookey; Lolly; Snappy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad, including the cover, for Krazy Komics #4 for December, 1942. Lee and King, who signed this page as Lee King, most likely are two separate people. According to the Who's Who, Bill King did house ads such as this from 1941-43 and Stan Lee did the same from 1941-43.

Junior G-Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bobby Baker; Mary Golden (telephone switchboard operator); Mr. Norman (partner in the firm of Norman & Randall, an investment company in Chicago); Frances X. Packard (Chairman of the Tire-Rationing Board); Mr. Sanders (FBI agent); Charles Ewing (villain)
Synopsis:
Bobby uses his voluminous reading of detective stories to learn the techniques needed to be a detective, and puts them to good use to help pin-point a confidence man who is trying to swindle $5000 out of the firm of Norman & Randall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. This page also has the Statement of Ownership column, which lists Martin Goodman as Managing Editor and Abraham Goodman as Business Manager.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lists Martin Goodman as Managing Editor and Abraham Goodman as Business Manager.

It's Here! (Table of Contents)

Terry-Toons Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed); Ernie Hart ? (cover)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed); Ernie Hart ? (cover)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gandy Goose; Dinky Duck; Oscar Pig; Wacky Willie; Andy Wolf; Bertie Mouse; Rudy Rooster; Frenchy Rabbit
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad, with cover, for Terry-Toons Comics #2 (November, 1942). Lee and King, who signed this page as Lee King, most likely are two separate people. According to the Who's Who, Bill King did house ads such as this from 1941-43 and Stan Lee did the same from 1941-43.

The Comet of Doom!, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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]; Mistress Fate (cameo); Emperor Hirohito (villain); Togo (villain, introduction, master Japanese spy in America)
Synopsis:
A group of distinguished scientists discover a comet heading for the heart of America, so the Young Allies attempt to track down where it will land, and run smack dab into the clutches of Togo, America's master Japanese spy, who has created a super powerful atom-magnet that is drawing the comet to it!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Art credits listed in the TOC.

[The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 2: The Horrible Quest Begins! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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]]; Mistress Fate; Togo (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies get Togo to confess that there are two plastic jewels he made himself that, if placed within 25' of the Doom Magnet, will eliminate the rays which will cause the magnet to blow up and destroy itself. He further identifies two places: Death Valley and New York, where the jewels can be found. When the boys leave to track down the jewels, Togo sends his men after them to eliminate them before they can succeed in their task.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. Credits found in the TOC.

[The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 3: The Tunnel of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt]; Mistress Fate; un-named Policeman
Synopsis:
The Young Allies team members assigned to New York begin their search for a jewel Togo said was located in a tunnel, and despite the efforts of New York's finest, succeeds in locating the jewel.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. The Masterworks edition lists Mike Sekowsky as penciler and George Klein as inker.

[The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 4: The World at Stake! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
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]; Mistress Fate; Togo (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The team assigned to find the jewel in Death Valley has succeeded and brings the jewel to the home of Togo, when the Doom Magnet is located, and where the other Young Allies members have returned to from New York. They discover that Togo has a rocket ship ready to take off in order to avoid the doom awaiting America. But quick thinking averts to doom intended upon America and Togo takes the honorable way out by committing suicide.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29. Credits found in the TOC.

["Now to memorize my speech for re-election"] (Table of Contents)

Hiz'onor / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Paige (signed)
Inks:
Lou Paige (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
un-named Mayor
Synopsis:
His Honor, the Mayor, is trying to memorize his speech to give to the voters, and as he does so, solves each of the problems he talks about!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29.

The Week After Pearl Harbor..... (Table of Contents)

A Young Allies Extra / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
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]
Synopsis:
The boys go to visit Steve Rogers in the hospital wounded for actions taken on a Pacific desert isle. He relates that the battle and an airfield were lost because American troops didn't have enough planes and tanks. He encourages the boys, and all readers, to buy more war bonds and stamps, which can mean victory.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Giacoia as the inker, while the story in the comic gives Rico credit for all art.

["He puts a notch in it every time he brings down a plane."] (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Doodles / cartoon / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Paige (signed)
Inks:
Lou Paige (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Emma; Gramps; un-named barber; John; a monkey; un-named doctor; Bert; Bill
Synopsis:
A series of one-panel cartoons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29.

[Shadow Boxing] (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Spells / cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige
Pencils:
Lou Paige
Inks:
Lou Paige
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Series of two three panel cartoons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and credits added by Craig Delich 2012-4-29.

["It's OK mister"] (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Doodles / cartoon / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Paige (signed)
Inks:
Lou Paige (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A series of one-panel cartoons.

[Squeaky Shoes] (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Spells / cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige
Pencils:
Lou Paige
Inks:
Lou Paige
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Tops! in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Illustrated promotional ad from the publisher for Captain America Comics and providing a coupon which readers can fill out to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

Lee and King, who signed this page as Lee King, most likely are two separate people. According to the Who's Who, Bill King did house ads such as this from 1941-43 and Stan Lee did the same from 1941-43.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Young Allies
  2. 1. The Young Allies
    The Young Allies
  3. 2. School for Sabotage! [Chapter 1]
    Young Allies
  4. 3. School for Sabotage!, Chapter 2: Into the Monsters Den!
    Young Allies
  5. 4. School for Sabotage!, Chapter 3: Sabotage at School!
    Young Allies
  6. 5. School for Sabotage!, Chapter 4: Showdown with Hitler!
    Young Allies
  7. 6. Next issue
    Young Allies
  8. 7. At Last!
    Krazy Komics
  9. 8. Junior G-Man
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. It's Here!
    Terry-Toons Comics
  12. 11. The Comet of Doom!, Chapter 1
    Young Allies
  13. 12. [The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 2: The Horrible Quest Begins!
    Young Allies
  14. 13. [The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 3: The Tunnel of Terror!
    Young Allies
  15. 14. [The Comet of Doom!] Chapter 4: The World at Stake!
    Young Allies
  16. 15. ["Now to memorize my speech for re-election"]
    Hiz'onor
  17. 16. The Week After Pearl Harbor.....
    A Young Allies Extra
  18. 17. ["He puts a notch in it every time he brings down a plane."]
    Dizzy Doodles
  19. 18. [Shadow Boxing]
    Dizzy Spells
  20. 19. ["It's OK mister"]
    Dizzy Doodles
  21. 20. [Squeaky Shoes]
    Dizzy Spells
  22. 21. Tops! in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism!
    Captain America Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Lou Mougin
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin