Master of Mystery: The Rise of The Shadow (hardcover)

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Hardcover edition.

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.

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Hardcover edition.

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.

Contents:

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!

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