(July 1953)

Trojan Magazines, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Trojan Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Adolphe Barreaux
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Web of Doom (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Zeller
Inks:
William Zeller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of Howard Parkhust's cover of Spicy Mystery February 1941, a pulp also published by Trojan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes story synopsis and credits for writers and artists.

The Web of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Smith
Pencils:
Harry Harrison
Inks:
Harry Harrison
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
What were these foul, loathsome creatures that the shipwrecked sailors encountered on a desert isle? Their deadly tentacles stretched way back civilization for their victim.
Keywords:
Giant spider.

Indexer Notes

None of the chracters are named. Synopsis taken from contents page.

Do you want Spending Money? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Invisible Helmet] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mummy's Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jesse Merlan
Pencils:
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks:
Albert Tyler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professed Bond; Nancy Bond; Ak-Ahmen (mummy)
Synopsis:
Woe be to him who deprives an ancient pharaoh of his mate! Only a live girl, shivering in terror, will placate the wrath still churning in the mouldering bones.
Keywords:
Mummy.

Indexer Notes

Art was formerly attributed to the writer Jesse Merlan. Contents page credits Albert Tyler. Synopsis taken from contents page.

Kill No More (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Kahn
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Eric Lestrang; Victor Cielo; Blue Gorilla
Synopsis:
The hunter becomes the hunted when Eric Lestrang, with a million dollar prize in site, embarks on the trail of the most terrible of living creatures--the fabulous Blue Gorilla.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis taken from contents page.

[Weight reducing chewing gum] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Eyes of the Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The gift of sight to a blind man becomes a nightmare of horror when the eyes of an electrocuted criminal are grafted on an he gazes with fear into the World Beyond!

Indexer Notes

Synopsis taken from contents page.

Learn to Dance (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Murderous Presence (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr Jarvis Grimes; Alice; Tom
Synopsis:
Dr Grimes thinks he has gotten rid of his nagging wife by means of arsenic and a fake death certificate but Alice is loser than ever, filling his days and nights with terror.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis taken from contents page.

Stop Smoking (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Smooth, Flat Tummy] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Web of Doom
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Web of Doom
  4. 3. Do you want Spending Money?
  5. 4. [Invisible Helmet]
  6. 5. The Mummy's Bride
  7. 6. Kill No More
  8. 7. [Weight reducing chewing gum]
  9. 8. Eyes of the Dead
  10. 9. Learn to Dance
  11. 10. The Murderous Presence
  12. 11. Stop Smoking
  13. 12. [Smooth, Flat Tummy]
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