WALTER GIBSON

1897 - 1985

Writing as: Walter Gibson


Highly prolific pulp fiction writer who made the mysterious voice narrating detective stories on the radio, Shadow|The Shadow, a fierce, gun-blazing man of action in magazines for over a decade. During his busiest period, he created via a typewriter 10,000 words a day. Mr. Gibson was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Colgate University and started working for newspapers as a reporter and also a crossword-puzzle creator. While Shadow|The Shadow had been a narrating character at first, it was Gibson who gave him life and developed all the aspects that made him so memorable, including the glowing ring on his hand, his two-fisted gun play, his hawklike features, and his wonderful slouch hat.



Series Books
 
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. The Coin of El Diablo Affair (1965)