Quote1 The weed of crime bears bitter fruit... Crime does not pay... The SHADOW knows! Quote2
-- The Shadow

Appearing in "The Kingdom of the Cobra"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Blue Jaw Grady (dies)
  • King Cobra (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Warden, Gibson Walters
  • Chief Guard, Earl Thorpe


  • New York City
  • Central Park
  • Ainsley Prison



Synopsis for "The Kingdom of the Cobra"

The Shadow learns that a powerful gangster has taken control of a prison and is using it as a refuge for mobsters.



  • The prison warden, "Gibson Walters," is named in tribute for Walter B. Gibson -- the original writer for the Shadow pulps.

See Also

Recommended Reading

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