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( Read E-pub ) Å Walter B. Gibson and the Shadow ⚞ Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men The Shadow knows And who knew The Shadow better than his creator, Walter B Gibson Relatively few people have heard of Gibson, but many are familiar with The Shadow having heard the program on the Blue Coal Radio Program in the s and read the Street Smith Shadow novels Walter B Gibson s life and career come out from behind The Shadow in this biography It covers his youth in Philadelphia, his development as a writer and magician, his wives, including the third, Litzka, who was a harpist and magician in her own right , his time living in Maine and upstate New York, and his later years and death In addition to being credited with creating The Shadow he used the pseudonym Maxwell Grant , Gibson wrotebooks, contributedarticles to periodicals, createdstories for The Shadow Magazine,wroteseparate syndicated feature columns, reported the adventures of The Shadow and Blackstone the magician incomic books and newspaper strips, and helped developradio scripts and many other works under numerous pseudonyms Gibson has invented many widely used magic tricks and traveled with and befriended Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, Harry Blackstone, Sr and Joseph Dunninger The Case Against Iso 9000 Walter B Gibson Relatively few people have heard of Gibson A Civilização da Europa Clássica II but many are familiar with The Shadow having heard the program on the Blue Coal Radio Program in the s and read the Street Smith Shadow novels Walter B Gibson s life and career come out from behind The Shadow in this biography It covers his youth in Philadelphia Breaking Open the Head his development as a writer and magician Vates A.G.B. his wives The Natural History of Nonsense including the third Say it Again Litzka Antifa and the Radical Left who was a harpist and magician in her own right Lobsters Great & Small his time living in Maine and upstate New York A Queda do Muro and his later years and death In addition to being credited with creating The Shadow he used the pseudonym Maxwell Grant Hearth and Home Gibson wrotebooks Uma Nova História da Música contributedarticles to periodicals Prazer de Matar (Kovac and Liska createdstories for The Shadow Magazine,wroteseparate syndicated feature columns A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time reported the adventures of The Shadow and Blackstone the magician incomic books and newspaper strips Ice (Dr. Leah Andrews and Jack Hobson Thrillers, and helped developradio scripts and many other works under numerous pseudonyms Gibson has invented many widely used magic tricks and traveled with and befriended Harry Houdini The Sun Howard Thurston Doce Equilíbrio Harry Blackstone Die Okkupation Griechenlands Im Zweiten Weltkrieg Sr and Joseph Dunninger I could give this book five stars for the information within, but it loses two because the style is lifeless and stodgy and many of the details are skipable It is the best source for facts about this writer, the many books he wrote usually under another name , and it is very informative about the worlds of magicians and The Shadow, but reading it became a chore. An epic work.A meticulously researched bio on America s most prolific author Gibson was a key figure in pulp entertainment, magic and mystery This book delves deep into the shadows to reveal the mind of a creative genius. If you are interested in the Shadow series of pulps, radio programs, movies, etc, then this is definitely the book for you It s a biography of Walter Gibson, and goes into his entire life The Shadow was a big part of it, of course, and there s a lot of material on that, but Gibson was also a magician, and met many famous magicians of his day, and there s a lot of material on that, also.The book has lots of photos, along with various footnotes and a bibliography I think it would have been ni If you are interested in the Shadow series of pulps, radio programs, movies, etc, then this is definitely the book for you It s a biography of Walter Gibson, and goes into his entire life The Shadow was a big part of it, of course, and there s a lot of material on that, but Gibson was also a magician, and met many famous magicians of his day, and there s a lot of material on that, also.The book has lots of photos, along with various footnotes and a bibliography I think it would have been nice if it had included a complete list of the Shadow pulps and paperbacks, and a listing of the Shadow radio programs, though.Still, it s a very good book and a must for any Shadow fan