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Scream Star

Son of the Ghoul mannequin falls out

Scream Star title card

Publisher Gold Key Comics
Date published September 1973
Part of Scooby Doo... Mystery Comics #21
# of pages 12
Writer Mark Evanier
Penciler Dan Spiegle
Inker Dan Spiegle
Letterer Bill Spicer
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Scream Star is the first of two stories in Scooby-Doo... Mystery Comics #21, by Gold Key Comics. It was followed by Charmed Strife.


After watching Winston Shocket horror movies, the monsters start coming to life and scaring people on the streets. It seems that it is the crazy antics of Mr. Shocket, himself.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:

  • None


Other characters:

  • Winston Shocket (only time mentioned)
  • Tarzan (mentioned)
  • Police officer (single appearance)
  • Radio announcer (only time heard)
  • Macbeth (mentioned)
  • Hamlet (mentioned)
  • Reporter (single appearance)(disguise)





Suspect Motive/reason
Winston Shocket Scaring people with his movie roles, to promote his "comeback."


Culprit Motive/reason
Harry Decker as a mummy, a ghoul, and Shocket imposter He wanted people to know that he was the genuis behind Shocket's monster make-up.


  • An older Winston Shocket also appeared in Crossfire #3 and #4, by Mark Evanier and Dan Spiegle. In this version, Shocket had begun to lose his grip on reality.

Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • On page 1, panel 3, Fred wonders about Winston Shocket, "I wonder where's he's been all these years!" when it should be "I wonder where he's been all these years!"


Shaggy: That man has monsters in his closet!

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