- By plucking a tarot card, "La Morte." "Death," the one infallible card. There is another, that is even greater than the card of death. Receive it, not from Legrec, but from The Shadow! "Il Matto!" "The fool who gains what he deserves" -- from The Shadow!
Appearing in "Cards of Death"
- The Shadow's Agents:
- Gautier Legrec (Alan Rigby; dies)
- Clyston's (Alan Rigby's secretary; dies)
- Mort Fadler (dies)
- Rupert Roban (a counterfeiter; dies)
- Commissioner Weston
- Inspector Joe Cardona
- Thomas Margale
- Eleanor Margale (Thomas' niece)
- Nordham (Margale's servant; dies)
- Elwood Balcray (dies)
- Sylvester Lysand (dies)
- Hastings Keever (dies)
- New York City
Synopsis for "Cards of Death"
One by one, these little paste-boards turn up, dealt by a fiendish murderer. Will The Shadow be able to hold the winning hand in the Cards of Death?
- Sanctum Books reprinted "Cards of Death" in The Shadow Double-Novel Reprint #40.
- Some plot elements were used in Shadow Comics #48 & Shadow Comics #54.
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