Fishy Story

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Fishy Story
Fishy Story
Publisher DC Comics
Release date January 2005
Part of Scooby-Doo! #90
Pages 8
Writer John Rozum
Pencils Scott McRae
Inks Scott McRae
Colors Heroic Age
Letters Nick J. Napolitano
Editing Joan Hilty
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Next Oh No, Not Again!

Fishy Story is a story in Scooby-Doo! #90 by DC Comics.


The gang is on a whale watching trip out on the sea next to a small fishing town. They are having a great time. That is...until their adventure is cut short by...JEEPERS!...a giant sea monster. When the gang come back ashore, they learn from their host of their eventful trip that the town is suffering from a major fishing shortage. The only person who makes a living these days is a brave and foolhardy captain called Captain Squint. The gang have to solve this aquatic monster of a mystery before it's too late.



Shaggy Rogers
Fred Jones
Daphne Blake
Velma Dinkley
Whale watcher 1
Whale watcher 2 (cameo only)
Whale watcher 3 (cameo only)
Whale watching boat captain (silhouette only)
Captain Squint
Scuba Shop owner
Captain Carl


  • Sea Monster


Suspect Motive/reason
Captain Squint The gang was told that he was the only one who still made a living in the sea nowadays.
Scuba Shop Owner He knew the most about the fishing buisness that went on those days.
Captain Carl Like most of the older fishing captains, he could not afford to upgrade and he could not make a living nowadays.


Culprit Motive/reason
Culprit Motive/reason


  • Small fishing town
    • Dock
    • "Scuba Hire Shop" scuba shop
  • Whale Watching boat
  • Reef
  • Ocean
    • Underwater Cave



The best of the Scooby Snacks in Scooby-Doo comes from the supreme Scooby writer John Rozum. In "Fishy Story" Rozum creates an ingenious mystery, a quality and not easily discernible "monster" as well as his typically dead-on, great characterization for Mystery Inc. In addition to fulfilling all of these aspects, Rozum also comes up with an original and impressive motive for the culprit behind the crimes, which break from formula.

John McCrea with the Heroic Age studio alters the look of the Gang but keeps their essence, and his artwork stands out when Scoob, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred and Velma plunge under the depths. These scenes recall the fun, underwater adventuring of the Sea Devils.[1]



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