For the musical group, see The Lamont Cranston Band. This article needs additional citations for verification. The Shadow is the name of a collection of serialized dramas, originally in 1930s pulp batman. Pulp PDF, and then in a wide variety of Shadow media. Originally a mysterious radio show narrator, The Shadow was developed into a distinctive literary character in 1931, later to become a pop culture icon, by writer Walter B.
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Batman è il detective più bravo del mondo, ma la sua abilità verrà messa a dura prova in tre indagini sul filo del rasoio. Un signore dei draghi del misticismo orientale, un teschio atzeco magico e il tesoro di Steve Savage porteranno il cavaliere oscuro ad affrontare terribili sfide.
The Shadow debuted on July 31, 1930, as the mysterious narrator of the radio program Detective Story Hour, which was developed to boost sales of Street and Smith’s monthly pulp Detective Story Magazine. On September 26, 1937, The Shadow radio drama, a new radio series based on the character as created by Gibson for the pulp magazine, premiered with the story “The Death House Rescue,” in which The Shadow was characterized as having “the power to cloud men’s minds so they cannot see him. As in the magazine stories, The Shadow was not given the literal ability to become invisible. The introduction from The Shadow radio program “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Frank Readick Jr, has earned a place in the American idiom.
Ryan advertising agency and writer-director William Sweets to adapt the magazine’s stories into a radio series. Chrisman and Sweets felt the upcoming series should be narrated by a mysterious storyteller with a sinister voice, and began searching for a suitable name. Thus, beginning on July 31, 1930, “The Shadow” was the name given to the mysterious narrator of the Detective Story Hour. Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow as depicted on the cover of the July 15, 1939, issue of The Shadow Magazine. The story, “Death from Nowhere”, was one of the magazine plots adapted for the legendary radio drama. Gibson to begin writing stories about “The Shadow”.
Gibson’s characterization of The Shadow laid the foundations for the archetype of the superhero, including stylized imagery and title, sidekicks, supervillains, and a secret identity. Clad in black, The Shadow operated mainly after dark as a vigilante in the name of justice, and terrifying criminals into vulnerability. Because of the great effort involved in writing two full-length novels every month, several guest writers were hired to write occasional installments in order to lighten Gibson’s workload. These guest writers included Lester Dent, who also wrote the Doc Savage stories, and Theodore Tinsley. The Shadow Magazine ceased publication with the Summer 1949 issue, but Walter B. Gibson wrote three new “official” stories between 1963 and 1980.
The first began a new series of nine updated Shadow novels from Belmont Books, starting with Return of The Shadow under his own name. The Shadow returned in 2015 in the authorized novel The Sinister Shadow, an entry in the Wild Adventures of Doc Savage series from Altus Press. The novel, written by Will Murray, used unpublished material originally written in 1932 by Doc Savage originator Lester Dent and published under the pen name “Kenneth Robeson”. Set in 1933, the story details the conflict between the two pulp magazine icons. A sequel, Empire of Doom, was published in 2016 and takes place seven years later in 1940. The Shadow’s old enemy, Shiwan Khan, attacks his hated adversary.