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Richard Stanton, better known as his undercover female codename Madam Fatal, was a cross-dressing spy that operated in the mid-20th Century.
Trying to hunt down his son, Madam Fatal allied himself with the immortal criminal-at-the-time the Shade to help the man recover his great-grandson from a group of Nazi operatives. In exchange, Shade rewarded Stanton with information on the location of his son. 
- Deception: Richard Stanton, a man, usually disguised himself as a woman known as Madam Fatal. As Madam Fatal, Stanton pretended to be Darnell Caldecott's new secretary in order to protect him from Nazi operatives.
- Madame Fatal was created by Art Pinajian, first appearing in Crack Comics #1. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Madame Fatal first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Shade (Volume 2) #4 by James Robinson and Darwyn Cooke.
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