He was planning to hold J.J. Pendleton's stolen dust jackets from his entire books collection of first-edition books for ransom, unless Mr. Pendleton paid him a large sum of money.
J.J. Pendleton's manor
...The first story does however involve a carefully crafted crime of an unusual nature that will have Scooby-Doo readers turning the pages. The identity of the culprit will strain no brain cells, but he way in which the Gang smoke him out and their in character dialogue will bring a smile to the faithful fan.
Rozum teamed with Animaniacs and Looney Tunes artist Leo Batic weighs in heavy with the humor provided by Shaggy and Scooby. Together the creative team leafs through the Shaggy and Scooby methods of ducking out of a mystery and come up with uncovered terrain. However, despite their cowering, whimpering and scampering, under the deft control of Rozum, Shaggy and Scooby prove themselves to be instinctual detectives.