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THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH One-Shot by Ron Marz Coming in April

This will be a Shadow story like no other.

This April, The Shadow will get a special one-shot written by Ron Marz. THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH will feature art by Matthew Dow Smith and place the pulp avenger in H.P. Lovecraft's famous setting. The oversized issue will be available from Dynamite Entertainment as well as be available on digital platforms.

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In The Shadow Over Innsmouth, the fog-shrouded town of Innsmouth holds deep secrets. There are legends of inhuman creatures raised from the depths, of supernatural rites and elder gods from beyond. When Lamont Cranston and Margo Lane find themselves trapped in Innsmouth, terrible truths will surface... truths only the Shadow can know.

"Certainly the title alone made this a natural story to tell, but more than that, both the Shadow and Lovecraft's mythos are products of the same era," says writer Ron Marz. "They both have pulp roots, so despite the Shadow's crime orientation and Lovecraft's overt horror, there's a similarity in mood. I tried to put together the Shadow and the Innsmouth legend in a way that remains true to both of them. And obviously I couldn't ask for a better artist collaborator that my buddy Matthew Dow Smith. If anybody in comics knows shadows, it's Matthew."

THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH is set for an April 9, 2014 release.