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Howard Chaykin Returns to THE SHADOW

The writer/artist returns to the character after nearly three decades!

Howard Chaykin is diving back into The Shadow's universe as both the writer and artist for an all-new miniseries. He was lending his talent to create covers for the character, but THE SHADOW: MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW will be his first time writing the character in nearly thirty years.

The new book picks up thirty years before his BLOOD & JUDGEMENT series and will reveal the tale behind the character's disappearance in 1949. Nick Barrucci, the CEO and Publisher of Dynamite, says, "Howard Chaykin's return to the character is going to be phenomenal."

Will you be purchasing this when it eventually comes out, Viners? Speak your mind below.

22 Comments
Posted by Superguy0009e

Interesting.

Posted by bob808

Can't wait

Posted by BattheMan008

TO MANY DAMN COMICS! I can't buy them all...even though I REALLY want to.

Edited by jsphsmth

About time. I so loved Chaykin's mini-series from the 80s. I would love to read how Howard would continue that tale (more so considering what Helfer did with the follow-up Shadow ongoing) but a period piece sounds even better.

Posted by chalkshark

Guess I'll be returning to the Shadow, too.

Posted by WaveMotionCannon

Posted by chalkshark - July 16, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Guess I'll be returning to the Shadow, too.

^This

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Edited by iaconpoint

So what happens to Satellite Sam?

Posted by AngeTheDude

I love The Shadow but Chaykin's art is horrible now. No thanks.

Posted by longbowhunter
Posted by iaconpoint
Edited by FlyingGrayson22

@iaconpoint @longbowhunter: 0Howard Chaykin is diving back into The Shadow's universe as both the writer and artist for an all-new miniseries."

Posted by longbowhunter
Posted by Doing_Wrong_So_Nicely

TO MANY DAMN COMICS! I can't buy them all...even though I REALLY want to.

I feel the same way!

Edited by Hit_Monkey

Awesome. Picking this up definitely.

Posted by bigboi100000

Meh.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Ahhhhhhhhhhh! Chaykin! If only I had the $$$ to spare to get this! :(

Posted by NightFang

The Shadow is becoming Dynamites Batman.

Posted by turoksonofstone

@nightfang:

The Shadow is Batman's Daddy.

Howard Chaykin

is my least favorite person on the Shadow. The Old Chaykin shadow 80's (?) stuff was crap IMO.

He doesn't know how to draw the damn scarf!!