(Spring 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-03-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Brand
Timely Comics [no shield]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Remember Pearl Harbor issue. The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Gabriele
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]]
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

The Young Allies (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed)
Inks
George Klein (signed)
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

Contents page is found on the inside front cover and lists Stan Lee as Editor. Illustrated contents page giving chapter titles for the Young Allies story. Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

[Attack on Alaska] Chapter 1: The Coming of the Khan! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Young Allies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks
George Klein (signed on contents page)
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]]; Khan (introduction)
Synopsis
Without knowing it, the Young Allies run into and are trapped by the Khan, a man desiring to become master of the western hemisphere, and involved in the planning stages of a Nazi and Japanese take-over of Alaska.
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

[Attack on Alaska] Chapter 2: Trapped in the Swampland! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Young Allies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks
George Klein (signed on contents page)
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]]; Khan
Synopsis
Believing the Young Allies destroyed, the Khan and his men move on toward Alaska (via Canada by train).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Attack on Alaska] Chapter 3: Terror Underground! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Young Allies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks
George Klein (signed on contents page)
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]]; Perry; Khan
Synopsis
Trapped in a swampland area, a plane spots the boys and transports them to the Yukon for medical assistance. The Young Allies, upon their recovery, buy a cheap car and head out to find their adversary, who already knows they are in country. They are captured and taken to the Khan's huge secret Alaskan underground airport.
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

[Attack on Alaska] Chapter 4: The Yellow Invasion Begins! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Young Allies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks
George Klein (signed on contents page)
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]]; Khan
Synopsis
The Khan begins his invasion of Alaska, and the Young Allies escape from the secret airport and head for Alaska to alert U.S. defense forces of the impending attack. While there, they confront the Khan inside a U.S. arsenal that is suddenly hit by bombs from an Japanese plane!
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

[Attack on Alaska] Chapter 5: Fight to the Finish! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Young Allies / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Gabriele (signed on contents page)
Inks
George Klein (signed on contents page)
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]]; General Peters; Khan
Synopsis
Barely surviving the explosion, the Young Allies scramble out of the arsenal and spot a huge opening of a pipe leading underground, and out of the pipe suddenly emerges a huge Japanese invasion force. Toro takes to the air to alert U.S. forces and a battle royal ensues, resulting in the Khan's death and a rout of his forces.
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

Danger in the Dunes (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dan; Patchey (his horse); Brown (villain); Jeff (villain)
Synopsis
Dan sees a plane sputter in air and crash land, and he heads out to look for it and the pilots who were aboard. He doesn't realize that those men are spies with bombs on board to be used to bomb the Coolidge Dam.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

He Solves the Last Murder Mystery (Table of Contents: 8)

Casey McKann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Casey McKann (introduction); Baldy Bean (dies); "Pinky" the Punk; Lotsa Stuff; "Mugsy" the Mug; Mr. Ripper (false Police Commissioner, villain)
Synopsis
Casey succeeds in ferreting out the true killer of Baldy Bean: a phony Police Commissioner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revision from Ferstadt to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Ferstadt did not write this strip. Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

Don't Cross Your Bridgework Until It Bites You! (Table of Contents: 9)

Casey McKann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Casey McKann
Synopsis
Casey is awarded a medal for solving the murder of Baldy Bean, then spots a suspicious beautiful girl. He follows her and breaks into an apartment she enters and falsely arrests her and some other card players!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Killer Diller Returns to the Pen in the Big House (Table of Contents: 10)

Casey McKann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Casey McKann; Killer Diller
Synopsis
Casey is ordered by the commissioner to bring in parolee Killer Diller, not knowing that he was awarded a prize while in prison for a true story he wrote.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

We Don't Wish You Harm But You'll Die Laughing! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[The Disappearing Diamonds] (Table of Contents: 12)

Father Time / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Time [Larry Scott]; Yo Lanar (villain, introduction); Agent X (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A crooked diamond expert is refused citizenship because of his many convictions for jewel robberies and threatens revenge by stealing vital industrial black diamonds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Father Time's appearance occurs between Captain America Comics #12 and Mystic Comics #10. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-28-09.

You Can't Lose! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Casey McKann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Casey, there's a gang of counterfeiters active!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey McKann
Synopsis
The police commissioner is livid with Casey for rounding up a ring of counter fitters, believing them to be counterfeiters!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Square Gang Buster Busts Up Dope Ring! (Table of Contents: 15)

Casey McKann / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Looey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Casey McKann; Big Dope
Synopsis
When Big Dope is released from prison, Casey tails him, suspicious that he will go back to his previous career in crime...but the joke is on him!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Capt. Colin P. Kelly (Table of Contents: 16)

The Story of an American Hero..... / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Captain Colin P. Kelly (dies)
Synopsis
The true story of U.S. AAF Captain Kelly is told, including the heroic sacrifice of his life, when he rammed his plane into the Japanese Battleship Haruna off the coast of Luzon.
Reprints
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Sentinels of Liberty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Young Allies
  2. 1. The Young Allies
    The Young Allies
  3. 2. [Attack on Alaska] Chapter 1: The Coming of the Khan!
    The Young Allies
  4. 3. [Attack on Alaska] Chapter 2: Trapped in the Swampland!
    The Young Allies
  5. 4. [Attack on Alaska] Chapter 3: Terror Underground!
    The Young Allies
  6. 5. [Attack on Alaska] Chapter 4: The Yellow Invasion Begins!
    The Young Allies
  7. 6. [Attack on Alaska] Chapter 5: Fight to the Finish!
    The Young Allies
  8. 7. Danger in the Dunes
  9. 8. He Solves the Last Murder Mystery
    Casey McKann
  10. 9. Don't Cross Your Bridgework Until It Bites You!
    Casey McKann
  11. 10. Killer Diller Returns to the Pen in the Big House
    Casey McKann
  12. 11. We Don't Wish You Harm But You'll Die Laughing!
    Joker Comics
  13. 12. [The Disappearing Diamonds]
    Father Time
  14. 13. You Can't Lose!
    All Winners Comics
  15. 14. ["Casey, there's a gang of counterfeiters active!"]
    Casey McKann
  16. 15. Square Gang Buster Busts Up Dope Ring!
    Casey McKann
  17. 16. Capt. Colin P. Kelly
    The Story of an American Hero.....
  18. 17. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Sentinels of Liberty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin