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"The Night of the Shadow!"

Nick Cardy

Dick Giordano

Julius Schwartz

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Quote1.png How I came by that information is not important! Rest assured, your secret is safe with me! Now, I bid you... farewell! Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "The Night of the Shadow!"

Featured Characters:

  • Batman (Bruce Wayne)

Supporting Characters:


  • Willy Hank Stamper (flashback and main story)
  • Several Thugs

Other Characters:

  • Thomas Wayne, Sr. (flashback)
  • Martha Wayne (flashback)
  • Thornton Swofford (flashback and main story, dies)
  • Mildred Miller (flashback and main story)
  • Joe Chill (flashback)


  • Gotham City
  • Swofford Jewelry Salon


  • Starlight Tiara


Synopsis for "The Night of the Shadow!"

When he was a child, Bruce Wayne, his father, and two others were saved from robber Willy Hank Stamper by The Shadow. Twenty-five years later, Stamper has been released from jail and is bent on revenge against the survivors of that incident. Once again The Shadow is on the case, and helps Batman nail Stamper.


  • This issue is dedicated to Batman writer Bill Finger.
  • The Shadow admits to Batman that he knows his real identity.


  • No trivia.

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