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Walter Gibson


  1. Walter Gibson a.k.a. Walter B. Gibson: Walter Brown Gibson was an American author and professional magician, best known for his work on the pulp fiction character The Shadow. Gibson, under the pen-name Maxwell Grant, wrote "more than 300 novel-length" Shadow stories, writing up to "10,000 words a day" to satisfy public demand during the character's golden age in the 1930s and 1940s. He also authored several novels in the Biff Brewster juvenile series of the 1960s. He was married to Litzka R. Gibson, also a writer, and the couple lived in New York state.
  2. Walter Gibson is a 1978 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
    • also known as Walter S. Gibson, Walter Samuel Gibson
    • born in (83 years ago) in Columbus
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education: PhD (Humanities) at Harvard University, graduated in
    • written works: "Bosco, El", "Mirror of the earth", "Bruegel", "The paintings of Cornelis Engebrechtsz", "Pieter Bruegel and the art of laughter"
    • award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada (Fine Arts Research)


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Google previewThe New Arthurian Encyclopedia (2013)

New edition by Norris J. Lacy, Geoffrey Ashe, Sandra Ness Ihle, Marianne E. Kalinke, Raymond H. Thompson

Walter Gibson. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1969, pp. 265-73. BROOKS, BENJAMIN GILBERT, British poet,provides a surreal visionof the ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio (2010)

by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

Ina1960s reminiscence,Walter Gibson notedthat The Shadow had becomea creature ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels [2 volumes] (2010)

[Two Volumes] by M. Keith Booker

Journalist Walter Gibson, an amateur magician who had ghostwritten for Houdini, was commissioned to develop the character. Gibson's first novel-length story, The Living Shadow, was published in 1931 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The citizens who distinguished themselves most during this period were Walter Gibson and John Anderson. Gibson cured and packed in one year ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Unbelief (2007)

by Tom Flynn, Richard Dawkins

Walter Gibson suspects the feat with the ox was merely a boast, although there are many ways such a trick could have been accomplished.) Along similar lines, there is the biblical story of the duel between Moses's brother, Aaron, and the ...

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