Should Avengers #38 be moved closer to ToS #88b? I haven't read the stuff in between the two, so I may be saying this prematurely, but these two seem to happen simultaneously.
Thtt's very complicated. The same adventure of captain america, which starts in TOS 88b continues in further issues and happens also simultanously with avengers 40 (captain appears on the screen and asks avengers to help him, and that's why they have they adventure in avengers 40). Avengers 40 is connected with 39 which shows SHIELD. But Nick Fury had his great adventure in Strange Tales which had to be completed. Also Avengers 40 shows Sub Mariner which also mix with those. I'm not sure how it's all related, but if You want to change something You have to carefully check all those data.
The chronology is sometimes so messed up (by Marvel!!!!!!!!) that once I've waited 300 issues to change something in Spider-man chronology only to discaver that one samll editors note made it impossible and in a string of 15 issues of ASM there was not a minute he could appear in Marvel team up, yet that adventure was mentioned in ASM issue.
Not to mention Thor which is generally writen in a giant strings (20-30 issues) where there is no way he could appear in avengers. Sometimes I think that the Thor from Avengers is clone/robot/twin. Thats the only explanation.