Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

The shadow Knows!

The pulp icon, The Shadow, created by Walter b. Gibson, debuted on radio July 31, 1930, and in the pulp magazine April 1, 1931.

The Shadow had several different abilities depending in which medium he appeared:

In print, radio, and film:

  • Expert detective

  • Skilled marksman and hand-to-hand combatant

  • Master of disguise and stealth

In radio and film only:

  • Ability to make himself nearly invisible to others

  • Hypnotic/telepathic mental-clouding abilities altering and reading a person's thoughts and perceptions

  • Low-level telekinesis

So whats your favorite Shadow medium? Favorite pulp cover? Let us know.



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