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"Freak Show Murders": The Shadow and Margo Lane work undercover at a carnival to ferret out the costumed villain known as the Harlequin.


Quote1 Best say hello quick! I'm not going to live long, the way I'm ruining my health. Quote2
-- The Shadow disguised as Nicco, the Cigarette Fiend



Appearing in "Freak Show Murders"

Featured Characters:

  • The Shadow (disguised as Nicco, The Cigarette Fiend)

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents

Villains:

  • The Harlequin (Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Milton Treft (Dies)
  • The Sorber Carnival
  • Pop Sorber
  • Alhambra, Queen of Snakes
  • Benzare, The Knife Thrower
  • Panchini, The Tattooed Man
  • Steve Kilroy (disguised as Ajax, The Wild Man)
  • Damaon and Pythias, The Inseparable Twins (Dies)

Locations:

  • Carolina Mansion
  • Titusville

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Synopsis for "Freak Show Murders"

The Shadow and Margo Lane work undercover at a carnival to ferret out the costumed villain known as the Harlequin.



Notes

  • This story is adapted from Walter B. Gibson's pulp story, Freak Show Murders originally published May 1, 1944 in The Shadow Magazine (Vol. 47 #3). It has also been published as a Shadow novel by Doubleday Crime Club publishers (#279).

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