THE SHADOW Volume 149: "Murder by Magic," "Crime Out of Mind,” "The Freak Show Murders” & “Svengali Kill”—FOUR-NOVEL MAGIC SPECTACULAR!
The Knight of Darkness investigates magic-based crimes in FOUR thrilling pulp tales by Walter B. Gibson and Bruce Elliott writing as “Maxwell Grant." First, The Shadow follows a traveling carnival’s trail of death to uncover the bizarre secret behind “The Freak Show Murders.” Then The Shadow infiltrates the world of illusion and legerdemain when professional magician’s props are utilized to commit “Murder by Magic.” And a nightclub mind reader sees and tells all, but Kent Allard suspects the mentalist’s visions are being used to commit “Crime Out of Mind”? Finally, is a stage hypnotist responsible when a subject commits suicide before a theater full of witnesses? Only The Shadow knows! BONUS: Walter Gibson and Edd Cartier tell the real life magical tale of Herrmann the Great! This instant collectors item leads off with a striking cover painting by illustrator Charles Coll and also showcases the original digest covers by Modest Stein and interior illustrations by Paul Orban, with historical commentary by Will Murray and Anthony Tollin. (Sanctum Books) 978-1-60877-268-1 Softcover, 7x10, 176 pages, B&W, $19.95
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