(April 1943)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Editing:
Vince Fago ?
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 [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (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

Japanese

The Ambassador of Terror! [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Al Gabriele; 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]]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Ambassador Barnes (introduction, death); Ambassador of Terror [Bennett] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When a group of goodwill ambassadors from the United States are murdered, the Young Allies decide to take their place in South America, with the permission of President Roosevelt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Don Rico as sole penciler for this story and the inker as unknown.

[The Ambassador of Terror!] Chapter 2: Death's Chamber! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Al Gabriele; 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]]; President Elezo of Bonara (introduction); un-named daughter of President Elezo (introduction); Ambassador of Terror [Bennett] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies arrive in Bonara, but don't make a very good impression on the President. However, all is made right, and they are invited to a reception at the Presidential Palace that evening. There the boys rescue the President from the clutches of the Ambassador of Death, but three Allies are captured and the villain is unmasked as the Secretary to the original six good will ambassadors!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Don Rico as sole penciler for this story, the inker as unknown.

[The Ambassador of Terror!] Chapter 3: The Fire Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Al Gabriele; 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]]; Ambassador of Death [Bennett] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The remaining Young Allies track down where their friends were taken by the Ambassador of Death and rescue them in time. The local natives, who believe that the villain has unleashed the revenge of their sun-god upon them, grab the Ambassador and fling him to his death into a fiery pit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Don Rico as sole penciler and the inker as unknown.

[Origin of Tommy Tyme] (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tyme / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tyme (introduction, origin); an un-named genie (introduction); Robin Hood; Friar Tuck; Little John; Alan A'Hale; Sir Loin (villain)
Synopsis:
While skipping school one day to go fishing, Tommy "catches" a bottle housing a genie that grants him one wish. Learning that Tommy hates school, the genie gives him the "Clock of Ages," which allows the lad to go back to the time of Robin Hood.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Sherwood Forest

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Otto Binder as the writer and the artist[s] as unknown.

The Scratch of Death! [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Klein; Don Rico; Al Bellman
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]]; Ching Wing (Chinese pilot); Ling Toy (Ching's girlfriend); Serpent (villain, introduction); Hirohito (villain, cameo)
Synopsis:
A Chinese pilot accidently discovers a secret Japanese naval base at Shoto Island, and radios back the news before he is shot down. However, the evil Serpent, fearful that the secret will be revealed by anyone who has heard, begins a campaign of murder against those who could reveal that secret.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese

Indexer Notes

The Materworks edition lists the writer and artist[s] as unknown.

[The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 2: The Tunnel of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Klein; Don Rico; Al Bellman
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]]; Ling Toy; Serpent (villain)
Synopsis:
The Serpent discovers the Young Allies and Ling Toy in an airplane, and crashes into it, but all escape safely. Landing by parachute, the Young Allies discover local coolies being sold off at a slave auction for the Japanese, and decide to disguise themselves as slave laborers in order to enter the dreaded Temple of Never-Return and see if they can discover the secret that Ching Wing had discovered.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the writer and artist[s] as unknown.

[The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 3: Hirohito Entertains the Young Allies! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Klein; Don Rico; Al Bellman
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]]; Ling Toy; Serpent (villain); Emperor Hirohito (villain)
Synopsis:
The Serpent succeeds in capturing Ling Toy and the Young Allies and returns them to Tokyo for torturing. However, they escape, give Hirohito a rough time, then escape the city leaving half of Tokyo in flames.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the writer and artist[s] as unknown.

[The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 4: The Stroke of Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Klein; Don Rico; Al Bellman
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] (cameo); Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (cameo); Ling Toy; Ching Wing; Serpent (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Ching Wing is found alive and he reveals that the Japanese have built a secret tunnel to Japan, through which they move their ships and supplies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the writer and artist[s] as unknown.

Coward? (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Roger White; Ned Brooks
Synopsis:
A group of boys keep razzing Roger White because he refuses to take foolish dares. One day, Roger and his buddy Ned are asked by Roger's father to keep watch on a building that used to be part of a factory, so they decide to spend the night there...and end up marooned on a roof with no way off!
Reprints:

All this and games pages too! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chester Chipmunk; Ziggy Pig; Toughy Tomcat; Silly Seal; Homer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for the latest issue of Krazy Komics. Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-5-20.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Young Allies Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tommy Tyme; Toro; Whitewash Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated activity page featuring a variety of fun activities for readers to do. Sequence added by Craig Delich 2012-5-20.

Football Frolics (Table of Contents)

Norman the Doorman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
M. Fred
Inks:
M. Fred
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Norman; Alvin (Norman's nephew); Calvin (Norman's nephew)
Synopsis:
Norman's two nephews want in to see the football game, but the cheap seats are sold out. So, Norman decides to let the boys earn their way into the game by selling football programs for a quarter each.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists M. Fred as the artist. The Who's Who backs this up and does not indicate that Charles Nicholas drew this feature. Art credits revised back to Fred by Craig Delich 2013-7-5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Young Allies
  2. 1. The Ambassador of Terror! [Chapter 1]
    Young Allies
  3. 2. [The Ambassador of Terror!] Chapter 2: Death's Chamber!
    Young Allies
  4. 3. [The Ambassador of Terror!] Chapter 3: The Fire Death
    Young Allies
  5. 4. [Origin of Tommy Tyme]
    Tommy Tyme
  6. 5. The Scratch of Death! [Chapter 1]
    Young Allies
  7. 6. [The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 2: The Tunnel of Terror!
    Young Allies
  8. 7. [The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 3: Hirohito Entertains the Young Allies!
    Young Allies
  9. 8. [The Scratch of Death!] Chapter 4: The Stroke of Doom!
    Young Allies
  10. 9. Coward?
  11. 10. All this and games pages too!
    Krazy Komics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Young Allies Quiz
  13. 12. Football Frolics
    Norman the Doorman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Lou Mougin
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin