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Quote1.png Stand back! I have decreed your fate! You are to be a zombi! Quote2.png
-- The Voodoo Master

Appearing in "The Voodoo Master"

Featured Characters:

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

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • The Voodoo Master (1st appearance)
  • Elridge Rathcourt (cult member; dies)
  • Manuel and Fernando (The Voodoo Master's henchmen; die)
  • Jose Arilla
  • Captain Juggers (captured)
  • Borey and Hoke (crooks; both die)
  • Dill and Hummer (crooks; both captured)
  • Tyke Lugan (a stool pigeon)

Other Characters:


  • New York City
  • Hotel Delbar
  • The Europa Building
  • Red Mike's
  • New Jersey
  • Lamont Cranston's estate



  • The Shadow's Autogyro
  • The Shadow's speed boat
  • The Cantrilla (a ferryboat)
  • The Doranic (a steamship)

Synopsis for "The Voodoo Master"

Dr. Rupert Sayre is kidnapped by a voodoo cult and The Shadow must go against a criminal who can create zombies from living men.


  • Dr. Rodil Mocquino, The Shadow's arch-foe, also makes several comic book appearances as well, this is his first appearance in the pulps.


  • Eric Veldon, a criminal who had called himself a "master of death," is noted in the story.

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