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"The Fire of Creation: Part One"

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Quote1.png I know the strange tides on which destiny ebbs and flows; I know that fate sometimes needs a guiding hand; I know how to place the pieces on the board; I know what has been and what must be; I know the greater game. For I know what evil lurks in the hearts of men. Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "The Fire of Creation: Part One"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents


  • Akira Ito (dies)
  • Tateo Kondo (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Tom Landers
  • Pat Finnegan
  • Paul Muller


  • New York City
  • Algonquin Hotel
  • Pier 93


  • Girasol Ring


  • Lady Hudson-Kinahan (ship)

Synopsis for "The Fire of Creation: Part One"

1938: The Shadow returns in a tale of blazing action and deadly intrigue, as a night of carnage on the New York waterfront plunges the mysterious vigilante into a conspiracy involving the fate of the world itself. As storm clouds gather across the globe, American Military Intelligence meets with a certain Lamont Cranston, determined to beat a host of spies and assassins to the greatest prize of all... but what that might be, only the Shadow knows.


  • Variant covers by: Howard Chaykin, John Cassaday, Jae Lee and Francesco Francavilla.
  • Coloring Error: page 16 has a glaring mistake where Pat Finnegan and Lamont Cranston seem to have switched suits and hair color.


  • No trivia.

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