Shadow Comics #v2#11 [23]
(February 1943)

Street and Smith, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-12-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing
William DeGrouchy

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Shadow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Bare (signed)
Inks
Al Bare (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Devil Kyoti the unspeakable menace of Japan threatens the Shadow
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Devil Kyoti
Keywords
demons; imps

The Shadow versus Devil Kyoti [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Shadow / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Walter B. Gibson ?
Pencils
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Moe Shrevnitz; Jerry Craig (introduction); Devil Kyoti (villain, introduction); Black Dragon (villain, introduction); Shinto Wizards (villains, introduction for all)

[For the First Time, the Shadow, as He Appears in Radio, Presented in the Comics] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shadow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
William Johnstone (portrayer of the Shadow on radio); Frank Readick, Jr. (voice of the Shadow in the introductions to radio show); Marjorie Anderson (voice of Margo Lane on the radio show); Orson Welles (portrayer of the Shadow on radio)

Indexer Notes

A feature on the Shadow radio show.

Readick, in the introductions, recited: "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!"

You'll Die Laughing (Table of Contents: 3)

Danny Garrett / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Danny Garrett; The Clown (villain, introduction)

Invisible Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Nick Carter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Nick Carter

Battle for the Jungle Throne (Table of Contents: 5)

Beebo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Gruskin ?
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Beebo; Fleet (horse); Cheeta (monkey); Rega (lion); Wapun (python); Raeg (lion)
Synopsis
Beebo is forced to defend himself against Rega, the king of the jungle, and manages to kill him. Beebo proclaims himself king. He, Fleet, and Cheeta are soon attacked by Wapun the python and they have a terrific battle, interrupted by Raeg, Rega's son, looking for vengeance. Wapun manages to kill Raeg and declares himself king. Beebo challenges Wapun.

The Human Zoo (Table of Contents: 6)

The Hooded Wasp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Gruskin ?
Pencils
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hooded Wasp [Bob]; Wasplet [Jim Martin]; Babe (introduction); Dr. Zandricks (villain, introduction, death); Zandrick's animal men (villains, introduction for all, some die)
Synopsis
While out of a date, Wasplet's girl is kidnapped by a mysterious cat-like creature and taken to the laboratory of Dr. Zandricks, who injects her with a serum he has created that can turn people into animals. But when the Wasp makes an ally of a "beaver-man," the creatures that hate the doctor turn on him and kill him.
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Indexer Notes

Babe appears in most stories after this introductory appearance.

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

The Hand of the Shadow (Table of Contents: 7)

The Shadow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walter B. Gibson
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Moe Shrevnitz; Skeet Harley; Shiwan Khan (villain)

Who Is Devil Kyoti? (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

article on influences behind Devil Kyoti

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Devil Kyoti the unspeakable menace of Japan threatens the Shadow"]
    The Shadow
  2. 1. The Shadow versus Devil Kyoti [Part 1]
    The Shadow
  3. 2. [For the First Time, the Shadow, as He Appears in Radio, Presented in the Comics]
    The Shadow
  4. 3. You'll Die Laughing
    Danny Garrett
  5. 4. Invisible Death
    Nick Carter
  6. 5. Battle for the Jungle Throne
    Beebo
  7. 6. The Human Zoo
    The Hooded Wasp
  8. 7. The Hand of the Shadow
    The Shadow
  9. 8. Who Is Devil Kyoti?
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