Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 12/32. From the back cover:
A crime wave swept over Seaview City.
“Big Tom” Bagshawe led the suckers upstairs to the gambling den at the Club Catalina. Shifter Reeves peddled dope in every waterfront dive. Dapper Herbert Carpenter stalked the Hotel Pavilion lobby for playboys with a weakness for vice. And “Hooks” Borglund provided the blazing guns to make all run smoothly.
Only one crime fighter could defeat the sleazy mob strangling America’s most popular resort. He lurked in the darkness, seeing all, laying his skillful trap, silent save for an eerie mocking chuckle. With ingenious cunning, he would strike a crushing blow to the forces of evil. He was The Shadow!
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