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Quote1.png I am... The Shadow! I destroy crime! You call yourself "The" Avenger? Is that not a bit vain? Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "The Night of the Avenger!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Avenger (Richard Benson)


  • Hatchet-Men

Other Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:
  • Justice, Inc.
  • Smitty (Algernon Heathcote Smith)
  • Fergus "Mac" MacMurdie
  • Joshua Monroe
  • Nellie Gray
  • Rosabel Newton


  • New York City
  • Chinatown
  • New Jersey
  • Lamont Cranston's Summer Mansion
  • Sandy Hook Lighthouse


  • Girasol Ring
  • Ike (The Avenger's dagger)


  • A Submarine

Synopsis for "The Night of the Avenger!"

An underground army is stealing military weapons by the trove to prepare for an international invasion. Separately, The Shadow and The Avenger believe the other is responsible for the thefts. However, when they confront each other, they realize the mastermind behind it all is the evil Shiwan Khan.


  • Moe Shrevnitz is reading an issue of Detective Comics.
  • Richard Benson (The Avenger) would appear with The Shadow again in The Shadow (Volume 3) #17, ironically, under the same story title -- "Night of the Avenger!"


  • No trivia.

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