New Years 1950the end of a tumultuous decade...and LAMONT CRANSTON the man the world and the underworld know all too well as THE SHADOW has had enough. Its time for the Mysterious Nemesis of Crime to hang up his cloak his slouch hat and his twin .45s and retire from public life...but despite this momentous decision MARGO LAINE and the rest of the Shadows AGENTS fear that mankind teetering on the brink of nuclear Armageddon may not be quite ready to be bereft of the Dark Avenger.

Artist: Howard Chaykin
Writer: Howard Chaykin
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