Walter B. Gibson


Born
in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
September 12, 1897

Died
December 06, 1985

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Walter Brown Gibson (September 12, 1897-December 6, 1985) was an American author and professional magician best known for his work on the pulp fiction character The Shadow. Gibson, under the pen-name Maxwell Grant, wrote "more than 300 novel-length" Shadow stories, writing up to "10,000 words a day" to satisfy public demand during the character's golden age in the 1930s and 1940s.

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The Living Shadow

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Rod Serling's Twilight Zone

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The Red Menace (The Shadow #7)

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The Death Tower (The Shadow...

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The Black Master (The Shado...

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The Voodoo Master / The Red...

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The Mobsmen On The Spot (Th...

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Double Z (The Shadow #5)

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3.78 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1932
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Hands in the Dark

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“Easy," came a whisper. "Watch the wheel. I'm all right.”
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