Quote1 Centralba has only one enemy. His name is Luis Castenago! If you give me my freedom, I shall allow you one privilege, Castenago - that of suicide for the honor of the country that was never yours. Quote2
-- The Shadow

Appearing in "Dictator of Crime"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Luis Castenago (dies)
  • Estaban (Castenago's secretary; dies)
  • Murk Wessel (a con-man; dies)
  • Pierre Treban (casino owner)

Other Characters:

  • Colin Nayre
  • Professor Francisco Peridor
  • Mariquita Peridor (Francisco's daughter)
  • John Smith (a Japanese agent)
  • Colonel Jose Durez (dies)


  • Hotel Equator
  • Centralba, Central American
  • Casino Internacional


  • Flashlights (Morse code)


  • The Shadow's plane

Synopsis for "Dictator of Crime"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



  • The country of Centralba is based on Cuba. The dictator, Luis Castenago, is based on Fulgencio Batista.

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Recommended Reading

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