- The weed of crime bears bitter fruit... Crime does not pay... The SHADOW knows!
- -- The Shadow
Appearing in "The Kingdom of the Cobra"
- The Shadow (also as Tim O'Shaugnessy, reporter for the New York Tribune)
- The Shadow's Agents
- Margo Lane (also as Agatha Flut of the Women's Jail Reform CLub)
- Moe Shrevnitz
- Harry Vincent
- Bank robbers
- Blue Jaw Grady (leader, involuntarily killed by his accomplices) (Single appearance) (Dies)
- King Cobra (also as Ainsley Prison Warden, commits suicide) (Only appearance; dies)
- Gibson Walters (Ainsley Prison Warden)
- Earl Thorpe (Ainsley Prison Chief Guard)
- Ainsley Prison
- Central Park
Synopsis for "The Kingdom of the Cobra"
- Art credits per Berni Wrightson: A Look Back:
pages 1, 2 Kaluta
page 3 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks
page 4 Kaluta
pages 5-7 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks
page 8 Wrightson
page 9 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks
pages 10, 11 Kaluta roughs and inks & Wrightson tight pencils
page 12 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks except last panel
page 13 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks
page 14 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson & Kaluta inks
page 15 Wrightson pencils & Kaluta inks
page 16 Kaluta layout and inks & Wrightson pencils
page 17 Kaluta pencils & Wrightson inks
page 18 Wrightson pencils & Kaluta inks
page 19 Wrightson figures & Kaluta backgrounds
page 20 Wrightson
- Wrightson is credited as Berni Wrightson.
- Reprinted in Private Files of the Shadow (1989).
- There is a fan letter from Jack C. Harris who at the time "teaches a course in comics at the Philadelphia College of Art." Harris would later transition from dedicated fan to a DC Writer, Editor and Executive Editor.
- The prison warden, "Gibson Walters," is named in tribute for Walter B. Gibson, the original writer for the Shadow pulps.
- No trivia.
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