From his origins as a nebulous radio personality to his explosive growth into one of the most recognizable multimedia properties of all time, The Shadow is familiar to audiences worldwide.
Master of Mystery: The Rise of The Shadow explores the character’s emergence as an enduring legend still relevant in the 21st Century.
In this definitive collection, popular culture historian and novelist Will Murray presents his most compelling investigations into the Dark Avenger and the creators who developed him. Including rare interviews with Walter B. Gibson, Theodore Tinsley, John L. Nanovic, Graves Gladney and Edd Cartier.
The Five O’Clock Shadow
Out of the Shadows: Walter Gibson
The Purple Girasol
Heroic Editor: John Nanovic
Theodore Tinsley, Maxwell Grant’s Shadow
Graves Gladney Speaks
Walter B. Gibson Revisited
Walter Gibson’s Magical Career
Edd Cartier: Master of Shadows
The Shadowy Roots of Batman
Memories of Walter
Front cover by Joe DeVito.
Lavishly illustrated by the late great Frank Hamilton and Colton Worley.
Whether you are a fan of The Shadow on radio or in pulp magazines, this book is for you!