- Tonight, your evil design was thwarted. Thomas Telford, the man you sought to kill, did not swallow that poisoned drink. I warned him, and he is safe. He stopped on the brink of death. He will be at the seance tonight. You will not be with him. Death will come to you, Martin Slade! Death that you cannot escape. You will linger in the death cell, waiting — waiting — for your day of doom! Death by the chair, if you prefer to wait. Death now, by my hand, if you choose to struggle. Death, of your own design, if you wish it. Death that you designed for others should be good enough for you, Martin Slade!
Appearing in "The Ghost Makers"
- The Shadow (also disguised as "Jake Quellan")
- The Shadow's Agents:
- Rajah Brahman (Bert Clutten; dies)
- Imam Singh (Tony Petruchi)
- Barney Gleason (dies)
- Benjamin Castelle (dies)
- Martin Slade (dies)
- Snooks Milligan (dies)
- Al Barruci (dies)
- Professor Raoul Jacques (spirit medium/faker)
- Anita Marie (spirit medium/faker)
- Madame Plunket (spirit medium/faker)
- Commissioner Ralph Weston
- Detective Joe Cardona
- Dick Terry
- Arthur Dykeman
- Maude Garwood
- Geoffrey Garwood (dies)
- Herbert Harvey (dies)
- Black Pete
- The real Fritz, the janitor (cameo)
- New York City
- Black Pete's (an underworld bar)
- Cincinnati & Chicago, Illinois
- Girasol Ring
Synopsis for "The Ghost Makers"
- Synopsis not yet written.
- The story was reprinted in Shadow Magazine Annual #1.
- It was also reprinted as Bantam Books #5.
- A very simplified version of the story was reprint as a "Big Little Book".
- Black Pete's, an underworld bar, also appeared in Shadow Magazine #11.
- The Shadow kills a crook by holding him at gunpoint and forcing him to drink poison.
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