Appearing in "The Chinese Primrose"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Li Husang (an ex-pirate; dies)
  • Holgo
  • Loy Gow
  • Felix Mandore (an importer; dies)
  • Elredge Brend (managing the gem smugglers)
  • James Alban (gem smuggler)
  • Jay Darvel (gem smuggler; dies)
  • Mark Trobin (gem smuggler; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Paula Rayle
  • Princess Mei Luan
  • Lee Keng (dies)


  • The Hong Kong Shop


  • The Dowager's Necklace
  • Flashlights (Morse code)


Synopsis for "The Chinese Primrose"

The tiny bud was a token that could mean a fortune, or death -- and The Shadow had to risk his life to solve the riddle.


  • Some plot elements were used in Shadow Comics #71.
  • During the final shootout, The Shadow doesn't knock off anyone. His strategy is to have the rival gang kill one another instead, which they do.


  • No trivia.

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Recommended Reading

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