Quote1.png You'll need that heater, Sparrow. So lug it along, but don't try to use it. Call me Clink, but don't forget who I am. Remember, if I start shooting -- you'll get the first dose! Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "Crime County"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Blair Breeland (mob leader; is shot by Sheriff Junius Tharbel)
  • Speed Kroner (Breeland's new mob lieutenant; is shot by Sheriff Junius Tharbel)
  • Wallace Layton (Breeland's old mob lieutenant; is shot by Speed Kroner)
  • Matt Felson (bank robber; dies)
  • Touch Quidden (safe cracker; dies)
  • Bogo (crook; dies driving)
  • Sparrow Andrim (a small-time hoodlum; dies)
  • Prexy Elthorn (a small-time swindler)

Other Characters:

  • Senator Releston (final appearance)
  • Sheriff Junius Tharbel (and "Mox," his Dalmatian)
  • Titus Rann
  • Jorgan (Rann's secretary)


  • New York City



Synopsis for "Crime County"

The Darport police force had become composed of mobsters! They were responsible for the mysterious crime wave that was increasing along the New Jersey port! -- And The Shadow knew it!



  • "Wade Hosth," the hunter in the story, is an anagram for "The Shadow."

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