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==Synopsis==
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==Original Synopsis==
The 1930s pulp magazine and radio hero returns in an all-new adventure! The weed of crime may bear bitter fruit, but what will happen when the ebony-cloaked avenger takes on a murderous band of Nazis? Heh, heh. The Shadow knows ...
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The 1930s pulp magazine and radio hero returns in an all-new adventure! The weed of crime may bear bitter fruit, but what will happen when the ebony-cloaked avenger takes on a murderous band of Nazis? Heh, heh. [[The Shadow]] knows...
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===Plot===
 
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On Easter Sunday of April 1941, a young woman pushes through the holiday crowds, racing for her life through the streets of Manhattan. It's a chase that leads from the bustling American metropolis all the way to Berlin, the dark heart of the Nazi regime... a chase of screeching taxis and motorcycle escapes, of a fantastic battle between a German U-boat and an [[Autogyro|autogyro]] over Coney Island! Like marionettes dangling from invisible hands, neither Allies nor Axis agents can tell if they are the puppeteers... or the dolls whose strings get cut! Behind it all, The Shadow looms, a master of men with cold, hollow laughter and blazing .45 pistols!
   
 
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
* Published as Marvel Graphic Novel #35.
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* Originally published as Marvel Graphic Novel #35 in 1988.
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* The book was reprinted in October of 2013 by [[Dynamite Entertainment]].
 
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* Initially, [[Bernie Wrightson]] was to ink the story, but backed out. Editor Larry Hama then hired artist Russ Heath to ink the book.
 
==Recommended==
 
==Recommended==
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* [[The Private Files of The Shadow]].
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Latest revision as of 16:32, 20 October 2014

The Shadow 1941: Hitler's Astrologer
1941 Hitler's Astrologer.jpg
Author Denny O'Neil
Illustrator Michael Kaluta
Publication date 1988
Published by Marvel Comics
ISBN 0-87135-341-5
Publication Order
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Original Synopsis[]

The 1930s pulp magazine and radio hero returns in an all-new adventure! The weed of crime may bear bitter fruit, but what will happen when the ebony-cloaked avenger takes on a murderous band of Nazis? Heh, heh. The Shadow knows...

Reprint Synopsis: On Easter Sunday of April 1941, a young woman pushes through the holiday crowds, racing for her life through the streets of Manhattan. It's a chase that leads from the bustling American metropolis all the way to Berlin, the dark heart of the Nazi regime... a chase of screeching taxis and motorcycle escapes, of a fantastic battle between a German U-boat and an autogyro over Coney Island! Like marionettes dangling from invisible hands, neither Allies nor Axis agents can tell if they are the puppeteers... or the dolls whose strings get cut! Behind it all, The Shadow looms, a master of men with cold, hollow laughter and blazing .45 pistols!

Characters[]

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:

Villains:

  • Adolf Hitler
  • Heinrich Himmler
  • Josef Goebbels
  • Rudolph Hess
  • Friedrich Wolff

Other Characters:

  • Gretchen Baur
  • Heimlich Baur
  • Cpl. Edward Franz (dies)

Locations:

  • Berlin
  • New York City

Items:

  • Girasol Ring

Vehicles:

Notes[]

  • Originally published as Marvel Graphic Novel #35 in 1988.
  • The book was reprinted in October of 2013 by Dynamite Entertainment.

Trivia[]

  • Initially, Bernie Wrightson was to ink the story, but backed out. Editor Larry Hama then hired artist Russ Heath to ink the book.

Recommended[]