Beware #7
(January 1954)

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 (Editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Harrison ?
Inks
Harry Harrison ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish you'd stop reading those fantastic horror stories!
Genre
horror-suspense

[Crime Mysteries] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Life of Riley (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Riley; Mame; The Duchess; Lulu; Bombo.
Synopsis
Riley, a bank robber, gets away with $60 thousand after a heist, he needs to hide out. He stays with The Duchess who he expects to help him get away.
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Keywords
Cannibal

Indexer Notes

H: The Nameless One (I)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guest of the Ghouls (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check (signed)
Inks
Sid Check (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Javitt Rodman; Death; Ghouls
Synopsis
Javit steals interesting tombstones from cemeteries. An old caretaker forbids him to enter a mausoleum but he does. Coffins open and ghouls emerge. They try to wrestle Javitt into a coffin but he escapes. Outside the mausoleum he again meets the caretaker who this time identifies himself as Death. Javitt dies for stealing from Death's realm.
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Heads of the Dead (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Napoli ?
Inks
Vince Napoli ?
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Field ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Wallace Harwood (big game hunter); Indian Witch Doctor; Wallace's Fellow Hunters
Synopsis
A witch doctor forbids Harwood to hunt a sacred tiger, but he ignores him and kills the animal. That night the witch doctor transforms Harwood into an antelope, a leopard, and a wild pig, and, with each transformation, he is killed by his friends. At dawn, Harwood is restored to his true self, but the scared tiger returns to life. It chases Harwood into am elephant pit where he is impaled upon sharpened stakes.
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[Angel Chimes] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Devil Shares a Body (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Roger Menot/Jacques Wazemmes (dual personality)
Synopsis
After being wounded in World War I a man battles with his evil alter ego.

Black Death (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Black Death (host); Michel and Denise (young lovers)
Synopsis
Medieval Paris is hit with the plague. Michel and Denise wish to escape the city but their way is blocked by city guards. A noblewoman has died and her body is to be shipped out of the city to Argentueil. Michel pries the casket open, discards the corpse, and persuades Denise to take its place. That night he boards the barge headed for Argentueil intending to free Denise from the casket but learns that the noblewoman's father had his daughter buried. Michel commits suicide by throwing himself in the Seine.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I wish you'd stop reading those fantastic horror stories!"]
  2. 1. [Crime Mysteries]
  3. 2. The Life of Riley
  4. 3. ["Have a More Powerful Looking Body instantly."]
  5. 4. ["Check the Kind of Body you Want!"]
  6. 5. Guest of the Ghouls
  7. 6. Heads of the Dead
  8. 7. [Angel Chimes]
  9. 8. ["Flash! Special Sale!"]
  10. 9. The Devil Shares a Body
  11. 10. Black Death
  12. 11. ["I Will Train You at Home..."]
  13. 12. ["There's Everything Every Boy Wants in..."]
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