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Quote1.png I know the limitations of Shiwan Khan, as well as the extent of his powers. This is to be my own campaign, against a foe whose methods brook no quarter. It will be a battle to the death! Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "Masters of Death"

Featured Characters:

  • The Shadow (also disguised as "Fritz, the janitor")

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Shiwan Khan (dies)
  • Ordos tribesmen (dies)
  • Mike Borlo (dies)
  • Blitz Gandy (dies)
  • Dobie Grelf (dies)
  • Prex Norgan (dies)
  • Shag Flink
  • Silk Laddiman
  • Snipe Shailey (dies)
  • Pashod (a hermit; dies)

Other Characters:


  • New York City


  • Flashlights (Morse code)
  • The silver coffin of Temujin


  • The Nautilus (a yacht)

Synopsis for "Masters of Death"

  • Synopsis not yet written.


  • A Shadow story published seven years earlier, almost shares the same title as this one. It was titled "Master of Death." They are two different novels.


  • One of the few stories where Kent Allard appears as himself, the forgotten WWI aviator.

See Also

Recommended Reading

  • The Shiwan Khan stories can be read in the following issues:

Links and References

  • None.