Walter Gibson

    Person » Walter Gibson is credited in 89 issues.

    The creator of The Shadow

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    Walter Brown Gibson was an American author, professional magician, and manager of a number of famous magicians such as Harry Houdini and Blackstone Sr.

    He is best known for his work on his creation The Shadow under the under the pen-name Maxwell Grant.

    At one point he was writing two Shadow novels a month as well as the scripting the stories featuring the character in Street & Smiths’ Shadow Comics.

    He also wrote the first stories that his former client Blackstone the Magician appeared in.


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