Real Name: Roger Steele
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Research engineer
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: U.K.
First Appearance: Valiant Picture Library (Fleetway)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled fighter. As Black Shadow he carries a gun and employs a miniature microphone, which was probably considered the height of technology in the 1950's.
History: "The name of Black Shadow does not appear in any of the official lists of the secret service. Officially there is no such person....but when secrets of great value and importance are in danger, the shadowy figure of the mystery man appears. Out of the darkness he strikes at the evil doers, and then vanishes, almost before they realise that their deep-laid plans are wrecked for good!!"
Comments: Thanks to Stephen Montgomery for providing me with information and pictures of this character.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Black Shadow, Wild Cards hero
Black Shadow, Filipino hero
any other characters who are either Black something or something Shadows
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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