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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

Archie Comics obtained the publishing rights to The Shadow during the 1960s, turning the character into a typical Silver Age-style superhero, even allowing him the sesquipedalian tendency, common to crime fighters of the period, of using such words “delectation.”  At … Continue reading

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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

A nocturnal street scene from the 1994 film version of The Shadow. At left is the entrance to The Cobalt Club, Manhattan’s swankiest night spot.

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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

Here’s Victor Jory as the cloaked avenger apprehending a miscreant and saving the damsel in distress in this publicity still for Columbia’s classic 15-chapter cliffhanger serial featuring The Shadow.

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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

The Shadow and his agent Margo Lane share a cab ride through uptown Manhattan in this panel from The Shadow, Vol. 2, No. 7, Oct.-Nov., 1974, published by National Periodical Publications Inc. “The curtain rises on a drama of love … Continue reading

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In the Library: The Living Shadow

The Living Shadow, Maxwell Grant, 1931, Street & Smith Publications.  (Originally published in The Shadow Magazine, Vol. 1, April-June, 1931.) “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?  The Shadow knows.  But no one knows The Shadow. “Cloaked … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

Mandy Shunnarah, Scott Wilson, and Wade Smith stalked into the library and surrounded the arachnid chair. I ventured a “good evening” as I looked up from an inscribed copy of Billie Thomas’ Murder on the First Day of Christmas. The … Continue reading

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