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afaik, #7 ("Gangdom's Doom") was the last Bantam edition. Tempo Books published a paperback of "Grove of Doom," and the style or font for the title on the cover was like Bantam's. Pyramid later published about two dozen reprints. It seems like the Shadow was the most successful pulp hero in the 1930's, but Doc Savage was more popular in the 1960's. Maybe the tongue-in-cheek Doc fit in with the Bond/Batman/Beatles era, while the grim Shadow fit in better in the Depression era.
The covers of the first five Bantam editions portrayed the Shadow as a maniac with a death's head grin, but the last two made him look like a normal man. Neither version looked like the hawk-nosed character on the pulp magazine covers. I think the Pyramid series either reprinted the original pulp covers, or were drawn in an imitation of the original style.
If I remember right, one of the Pyramids used an original George Rozen painting, but the rest were done by Steranko.
Sandy Kossin painted six of the Bantam Shadow covers, but "Hidden Death" was by Frank McCarthy, who would do Bantam's run of the James Bond books.
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