Radioplay Day: The Shadow – The Curse of the Cat

Curse of the CatDownload Link: The Curse of the Cat

Airdate: January 20, 1946

Main Characters/Actors: The Shadow/Lamont Cranston (Bret Morrison), Margot Lane (Lesley Woods)

The Shadow is one of my favorite heroes from the Golden Age of pulps. I talk about him literally all the time because I love how he’s a clear predecessor to Batman but so different at the same time.

Okay, I have always had a thing about Orson Welles’ work on the franchise but once I started listening to Bret Morrison’s run on the show, he’s the one who made the Shadow click for me.

These radioplays? Yeah, I listen to them as I fall asleep (which certainly explains the ridiculous nightmares that I keep having, but whatever). When Comixology Unlimited was announced? I got it specifically so that I could read Masks from Dynamite Entertainment and catch the pulp hero team-up of my literal dreams.

Now that you’ve got a bit of backstory for my intense love of the Shadow, let’s actually talk a bit about “The Curse of the Cat”.Read More »