(Summer 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-06-17
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

Issue Notes

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. 2.


[no title indexed] (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
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Indexer Notes

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

The Young Allies (Table of Contents: 1)

Young Allies / credits, title page / 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
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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: 2)

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.
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Indexer Notes

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

Undiscovered Treasure (Table of Contents: 3)

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!
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Morgenthal, Jr. (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
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.
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Indexer Notes

Promotes buying savings stamps.

[Search for Cinnamon Candy] (Table of Contents: 5)

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.
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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: 6)

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: 7)

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: 8)

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Krazy Komics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    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 from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury"]
  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:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Lionel English
  • Henry Andrews
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin