- Come, come, Cranston! If you can't become enthusiastic, at least show some appreciation for The Shadow. He is really quite a clever chap!
Appearing in "The Wasp Returns"
- The Shadow's Agents:
- The Wasp (Basil Gannaford; dies)
- Mayo Adrich (dies)
- Louis Dore (dies)
- Roy Fayle (dies)
- Congo Margan
- Gopher Spenk
- Commissioner Weston
- Inspector Joe Cardona
- Allard's two unnamed Xinca servants
- Velma Corl
- Drew Hembroke
- Matthew Telf
- Loring Truke
- Blackburn (Truke's butler)
- Craig Upman (dies)
- Hubert (Upman's servant)
- Patrick (Fayle's servant)
- Miss Lane (a stenographer)
- New York City
- The Amalgamated Export Co.
- Cobalt Club
- Tropica (a steamship)
Synopsis for "The Wasp Returns"
Louis Dore watched the tiny object flutter to the desk, face gripped in fear. For that tiny token was the wing of a wasp, the symbol of a human wasp whose sting meant death! The Wasp had returned!
- Sanctum Books reprinted "The Wasp Returns" in The Shadow Double-Novel Reprint #63.
- The Wasp and Velma Corl, first appeared in "The Wasp." This is their final appearance.
- One of the few stories where Kent Allard appears as himself, the celebrated aviator.
- The magazine rack on the cover displays Street & Smith publications Love Story and The Shadow Magazine ("Gems of Doom").
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- Cover gallery for the Shadow Magazine series
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