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February 14, 2001.



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Movie News:
The Collector's edition of The Shadow (1994) on Blu-ray is now out in North America. You can order online on websites such as Amazon (US / Canada) and
(Thank you to Alex Razos for the heads-up!)

Latest news on the new Shadow movie! Check it out.
Pulp News:
As promised, Conde Nast will be releasing the Shadow pulp reprints. Check out John Olsenís site for more information
(Note: Updated link courtesy of Ed Kent)
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February 26, 2018
Updated the Events page, the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #121 - 126, and the graphic novels and crossover lists for Masks (trade paperback) and Masks 2 (individual issues and trade paperback). Also added pictures of the Shadow collectible semi-holographic ring in the 1994 movie memorabilia section, a scan of a feature profile of Bill Johnstone (who played The Shadow on the radio show from 1938 - 1943) from Street and Smith's The Shadow Comics, and a 1994 movie tidbit featuring a nod to the movie's director.

December 18, 2017
Added cover scans for Batman/The Shadow, Masks, The Shadow & Green Hornet: Dark Nights, and Justice Inc. Also added a picture of the 1940 board game. New radio links include an Eerie House Old Tyme Radio podcast about the three actors who portrayed The Shdow, The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, which features some of the Shadow radio show episodes, a biography of Grace Gibson, who brought The Shadow radio show to Australia, as well as her company which now offers CDs of the episodes. Also added a podcast featuring Will Murray, and a new student recommended link in the Shadow's Era links page regarding The Great Depression. New tidbit regarding a Shadow reference in the video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops III". Updated The Shadow: Australian Episodes page.

October 30, 2017
Nov 12 - Amendment to Update: The radio "advertisment" on the Radio Promotion Memorabilia page is actually a Blue Coal ink blotter cover. This has been updated on that page.
Added a new Shadow fan blog and a Twitter account in the Links section, plus a custom Shadow figurine and fan film in the Fan Art section. Also, a new print tidbit regarding real-life superheroes.

August 28, 2017
Added a new Shadow tidbit for a tv documentary: Superheroes Decoded. Updated the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #117 - 120.

June 26, 2017
Added cover scan for the DC/Dynamite The Shadow/Batman crossover, link to DVD covers for the 1940 serial, and updated the titles of issues #1-5 of Street & Smith's Shadow comics (note that some stories in these issues do not have official titles hence they are noted as "Untitled".)

April 24, 2017
Updated the Collector Miscellaneous page with new details and pictures of The Shadow Club statue, and picutres of the The Shadow statue produced by Electric Tiki Designs. Also updated the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #113 - 116.

February 27, 2017
Updated the Events page, and the manufacturer for the Shadow die-cast figurine. Added a print tidbit for The Shadow/Doc Savage crossover pulps from Altus Press, and two crossover series from Dynamite featuring The Shadow/Doc Savage/The Avenger and The Shadow/Batman (in conjunction with DC Comics).

December 19, 2016
Updated the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #109 - 112. New cover scans for Dynamite's The Shadow: Year One (issue #3), Midnight in Moscow (issues #1 and 5), and The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights (issue #3). New links include fan blog The Shadow 365 and a Craigslist article about cars from the 1920s and 1930s. Also added a fan costume, fan art featuring a Shadow/Wolverine crossover, a 1994 movie pinball machine backing, two English pubs featuring The Shadow, and updated information regarding the Shadow soundtrack Youtube channel.

October 31, 2016
New cover scans for Dynamite's The Shadow Volume 2: Revolution, and reprint of Helfer and Sienkiewicz's series. Print tidbit and panel scan of Marvel's What the..?! isuue #6 featuring a Shadow cameo. Plus a video game mod featuring pulp heroes, and a new student recommended link in the Shadow's Era links page regarding The Great Depression.

August 29, 2016
Updated the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #107 - 108, and the Collections list with The Death of Margo Lane and The Twilight Zone: The Shadow (note: both collections will be released by Dynamite in October this year.) Shadow-inspired tidbits include a character in the video game Fallout 4 and pulp hero The Silver Manticore.

June 27, 2016
Updated the Sanctum Books pulp reprint list with issues #103 - 106. New Dynamite Shadow comics added to the list, including collected works, plus new series The Twilight Zone: The Shadow, and The Death of Margo Lane, and cover scans for Masks #5 and #8 and The Shadow: Year One #1,5,7,9 and 10. Added a promo from England's The Thriller magazine which published The Shadow stories. If you're looking to purchase Shadow movie posters, there's a new link to poster store Barewalls in the Movie Links section. Fan contributions include fan art, a fan-made short film, and a fan-made costume. Plus an updated link in the movie tidbits section under "Hollywood and The Shadow" (you'll need to sroll down to the last article.).

February 29, 2016
Updated the Events page. Added a new link to popOptic's Comic page which features comic book news, reviews, etc, a fan's list of Shadow radio episodes featured on Radio Spirits CD collections, and a new student recommended link in the Shadow's Era links page regarding The Great Depression.

December 21, 2015
Added Sanctum Books pulp reprints #99 - 102 to the list, and more comics in the crossover section and gallery for "Grendel vs The Shadow", "Masks" and "The Shadow / Green Hornet: Dark Nights".

November 2, 2015
Added two vintage Shadow Magazine ads, the 1994 SNES game soundtrack, a link to a Reddit page regarding the Batman Begins/Shadow movie comparisons, and fan-made audiobooks based on Shadow fan fiction.

August 31, 2015
Added Sanctum Books pulp reprints #93 - 98 to the list, and more comics in the Dynamite section and Graphic Novels/Collections section. For history buffs, two Teacher/Student recommended links have been added to the Shadow's Era links pageregarding The Great Depression.

June 29, 2015
For pulp novel buffs, there's a link to a fan-made Youtube audiobook of The Golden Master. For history buffs, two Teacher/Student recommended links have been added to the Shadow's Era links page; this includes the history of telecommunications and the history of the stock market.

April 13, 2015
Added more screenshots from DVD chapter 2 of the 1994 movie; these are on page 2 and page 3.

February 23, 2015
Updated the Events page, the Pulp Reprints page, and the links to the Soundtrack and Bonus Tracks from the 1994 movie. Added a link to The Shadow/Orson Welles radio episodes on YouTube, and a short video featuring the 1994 movie game cartridge and the SNES video console. Also added fan art, including artwork, music videos and an action figure.

December 22, 2014
Added more comic cover pictures for Dynamite's The Shadow, The Shadow Annual 2013, The Shadow: Year One, The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow, and The Shadow Now series, plus a stamp set from the 1970s in the Memorabilia section, and a pulp-related link to the Spanish and Argentinian reprints of The Shadow.

October 27, 2014
Added lots of eye candy (no, not that kind...)! New cover scans for Dynamite's The Shadow, The Shadow: Year One, Masks, Dark Knights, and a brand new series: The Shadow Now. Also updated the comic lists for these series and other trade paperbacks. The Shadow also makes a brief appearance on the cover of American Politics.

August 25, 2014
Added new article regarding The Shadow/Batman connection , plus a link to a Shadow collector's website.

July 7, 2014
Added new fan fiction featuring the backstories of The Shadow's Agents, plus a Shadow song.

Apr 28, 2014
Remember those mysterious animated clips of The Shadow? Well, the mystery has been solved: they're from a French animated series called "Bob Morane". Added another collector ring warning in the Memorabilia Section (this time for an Ebay seller), a rare 1930s news stand advertising poster for The Shadow pulp novels and a magazine article mention in Miscellaneous Memorabilia. New links include another Shadow Pintrest site, and OTR website "" which features interesting editorials, radio show information, and downloadable episodes. On the Print Tidbits page, a cover scan and new Shadow tidbit for "Tales of the Shadowmen", plus a mystery novel set at a fictional pulp convention have been added.

March 3, 2014
The Events calendar has been updated. Added a warning for the Black Coal Ring in the Memorabilia Section, links to Facebook fansites featuring The Shadow, plus a new batch of 1994 movie screenshots.

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