A sampling, in book form, of the products The Shadow spawned.
Yes, that's Orson Welles on the left. He's the one who intoned
on the radio show 'Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of
The Shadow was one of the first and longest lasting
Hero Pulps character and one of the
longest lasting. In addition to a record of 325 complete novels
dedicated to a single, recurring character, The Shadow has been
the subject of books, comics and movies. The original author,
Walter Gibson, wrote 282 of those pulp volumes, averaging a
60,000 word novel every other week for more than ten years.