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Ghouls on Film
Ghouls on Film
Description
Part of Scooby-Doo! #59
# of pages 12
Writer Frank Strom
Penciler Joe Staton
Inker Dave Hunt
Colorer Paul Becton
Letterer Jenna Garcia
Editor Joan Hilty
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Ghouls on Film is a story in Scooby-Doo! #59 by DC Comics.

Premise

The gang is called in to investigate a ghost sighting on the set of a Hong Kong film studio. When they arrive, they meed a rival filmmaker Runme Shek, the current owner's ex-wife Mina Leung and a government officer all trying to have the current owner Mr. Hong sell the studio. The gang searches around and find out that all three are portraying the ghoul in an effort to be the one who gains control of the studio.

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Characters

Main characters:

Supporting characters:

Villains:

  • Gyonsi 1 (single appearance)(disguise)/
  • Government officer (single appearance)
  • Gyonsi 2 (single appearance)(disguise)/
  • Mina Leung (single appearance)
  • Gyonsi 3 (single appearance)(disguise)/
  • Runme Shek (single appearance)

Other characters:

  • TBA

Locations

Objects

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Vehicles

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Suspects

Suspect Motive/reason
Government officer Said the whole thing is only an insurance scam by Mr. Hong and that he should sell the studio.
Mina Leung Angry that her father left the studio to her ex-husband.
Runme Shek A business rival of Mr. Hong.

Culprits

Culprit Motive/reason
Government officer To force Mr. Hong to sell the studio.
Mina Leung To force Mr. Hong to sell the studio.
Runme Shek To force Mr. Hong to sell the studio.

Notes/trivia

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Reception

Both of these Scooby Doo mysteries are well drawn by Joe Staton. Would you expect anything less? The stories however are so implausible that they could have come from the dreaded and feared Dark Ages of Scrappy-Doo.

I'm asked to believe that a Hong Kong studio is in so much demand that three individuals are after the property. You can't swing a hopping vampire in Hong Kong without hitting a film studio or amateur film-maker. I would wager at least eighty-percent of all movies originated in Hong Kong. So, okay, Sammo doesn't wish to sell, then there are plenty of others from which to choose.

I'm then asked to believe that these three individuals would use the same ghost and the same costume to scare off the personnel. I'm asked to believe that this is coincidence. The perpetrators do not know each other, nor is this a team scheme. It doesn't help that the gang really do not deduce the meaning behind the mischief but simply follow a suspect. How could they guess wrong? Bad dog! Bad! [1]

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