- You aren't going to die, Doctor Leach - not yet! That slug through the upper wall of your chest missed the lung cavity. When you recover from that wound, you're going to die sitting up! In the same place Pool will die. The electric chair! And I hope they burn you last so you'll have time to think it over. Pool killed Milton. But you - you're the cold-blooded rat that murdered my nephew!
Appearing in "The Pooltex Tangle"
- The Shadow's Agents:
- Doctor Andrew Leach (captured and sent to the electric chair)
- Edgar "Pool" Poltsch (a scientist; captured and sent to the electric chair)
- George Milton (a blackmailer; dies)
- Viola Kent
- Captain Peter Dakker
- Commissioner Weston
- Acting Inspector Joe Cardona
- Anthony Cardona (Cardona's nephew; dies)
- Tom Marvin (railroad police)
- Mike Broderick (a train guard)
- Paul Donnelly (an insurance agent)
- Roy Wallace
- Lily Wallace (Roy's daughter)
- New York City
- The South Brooklyn docks
- Cobalt Club
- Kendall, Massachusetts
- The Eagle Hotel
- Pooltex factory
- Pooltex (a fireproof cloth)
Synopsis for "The Pooltex Tangle"
An amazing tale of crime that runs from railroads to ships, from factory to penthouse, from small town to the capitals of the world!
- Joe Cardona's nephew, Anthony Cardona, is murdered in the opening chapter.
- Sanctum Books reprinted "The Pooltex Tangle" in The Shadow Double-Novel Reprint #87.
- This is the last issue in which Tom Lovell supplied the interior artwork for the Shadow Magazine.
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