series premiered in 1952. Stopped in 1954.
The character of Leslie Shane may be seen as the female equivalent to Alex Raymond's Rip Kirby, insofar that she is a private investigator in a stylish fashion and she intelligently deals with tough criminals. As Rip Kirby has his arch enemy in the unscrupulous villain Mangler, Shane has her opponent called The Mastermind. Shane is also both sporty, agile and intuitive, abilities that help her in her detective work.