Walter Gibson's Ring
Check out this Shadow ring belonging to Mr. Gibson, custom made as per the request of his wife, Litzka. Scroll to the bottom of the page for more details.
The Shadow Chronology
Taking the information from the pulps, comics, and paperbacks,
Win Scott Eckert has complied a life history of The Shadow, from his early
WWI days as Kent Allard to the modern era. You can pick out some plot lines
from comics (Helfer, Chaykin, Jones), cross-overs (Batman, The Rocketeer),
and the 1994 movie. A very interesting read.
View pulp-inspired paintings of The Shadow by Ed
Lancaster. Other subjects inlcude Sci-Fi pulps, fantasy, Tarzan,
The Lord of the Rings, and more. You can e-mail him if you're interested
in buying or trading.
Artist Kyle Henry showcases his tributes to the
heroes of the pulp era. You can e-mail him if you're interested
in purchasing one of his original canvases. You can view an example
of his work here.
Tiki Designs: The Shadow
In 2009, Electric Tiki released a sculpture of
The Shadow by Ruben Procopio, dipicting The Master of Darkness with
guns drawn over the city he protects. The statue also includes a
replica of Lamont Cranston's girasol ring. You can view the work
in progress on this site. If you're interested in the company's
other works, drop by their Classic
Heroes page where they also have statues of other characters
such as Doc Savage, Zorro, and Dick Tracy.
Go Hero Shop
This limited edition 1:6 scale posable 12-inch Shadow
action figure features the likeness of Lamont Cranston from the
famous pulp novel covers. It comes with a posable cape and scarf,
as well as two sets of hands with the girasol ring and a figure
stand. As of July 2012, this action figure is now being shipped
out to various retailers and customers who have ordered directly
from the site.
Shadow Diorama Page
Scroll down the menu on the left to "Biff's Shadow
Diorama". This G.I. Joe fan transformed one of these famous military
action figures into The Master of Darkness. This impressive diorama
depicts The Shadow about to enter a dangerous situation to save
a kidnapped heiress. It's worth a look.
This set of action figure conversions were made
as prototypes for a fictional movie called "The Midnight Men". In
it, The Shadow joins forces with Lobster Johnson, The Sandman, and
the Batman to fight crime. These figures (made by Anthony Van Bruggen)
were showcased at CustomCon in 2004, a convention that features
fictional toy action figures. Click on the "Recipes"button
under the title to learn more about how these figures were made.
Toy Maniac: Custom Galleries
Can't get enough of custom-made action figures?
Check out fan versions of The Shadow by the following artist:
Brickshelf: Lego Shadow
Scroll through a series of lego adventures featuring
a custom-made Lego action figure of The Shadow created by Nathan
Fan-Made Shadow Trailer
This fan practically remade the 1994 movie trailer
featuring the soundtrack from the 2010 movie Inception (composed
by Hans Zimmer).
Organization of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Imagine a movie featuring The Shadow, The Rocketeer,
The Phantom, and Sky Captain. That's what this guy did. He's written
the screenplay, and he's put together his very own movie trailer
to give us a taste of what could be.
The Miami Aerodrome Research and Development Laboratories
is the blog of Don Gates, which follows his progress of creating
and writing a series of pulp-style stories featuring a trio of vigilantes,
one of whom was inspired by The Shadow. Check out the links for
character descriptions, feedback updates, and more.
Tales of the Dark Avenger: Forgive Us Our Debts
This trailer for this amateur film features a black-clad
hero called "The Dark Avenger", who seems very Shadow-inspired.
Check out the segment 1 minute 55 seconds into the trailer. It features
a Shadow-like laugh from The Dark Avenger followed by a sucker punch.
David Eber has created a template based on The Shadow
for the popular role-playing game, Feng Shui. You can read up about
The Shadow's history here.
Search the site for a brief history of The Shadow and
other famous detectives. Check out the weekly mystery games, and drop
by the online store.
Need Shadow memorabilia? This is the auction site to visit.
Check under the following subjects for Shadow stuff: Books, Collectibles,
Movies, and Toys. Search the site for "Alec Baldwin" and you
might turn up some autographed movie stills and more.
International Catalogue of Superheroes
This UK-based site lists a variety of lesser-known superheroes
from comics, pulps, TV, movies, and around the world.
Science Fiction Web Guide
Over 100 links to science fiction and pulp magazines and
characters on the web.