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I saw such necessity in a field that others had neglected. Crime was becoming rampant in America and elsewhere. Underworlds were organized, with their own hidden battle lines. Only a lone foe could pierce that cordon; once inside, he would have to move by stealth, and strike with power and suddenness. I chose that mission.

The Shadow, Shadow Magazine #131

I am one who loathes small, greedy creatures who prey on men...

The Shadow, Shadow (DC Comics) #1

I regret this violence, but your interference may become troublesome!

The Shadow, Shadow (DC Comics) #5

It is my business to know!

The Shadow, Shadow (DC Comics) #8

I am... The Shadow! I destroy crime! You call yourself "The" Avenger? Is that not a bit vain?

The Shadow, Shadow (DC Comics) #11

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