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The Ghostly Governor

Abe Lincoln in governor campaign speech

The Ghostly Governor title card

Description
Publisher Marvel Comics
Date published December 1977
Part of Scooby-Doo #2
# of pages 10
Writer Mark Evanier
Penciler Dan Spiegle
Inker Dan Spiegle
Editor Chase Craig
Chronology
Previous story

The Horrible Hound Sound

Next story

The Haunted Maze


The Ghostly Governor is the first of two stories in Scooby-Doo #2, by Marvel Comics. It was followed by The Haunted Maze.

Premise

Abraham Lincoln is running for governor.

Synopsis

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Characters

Main characters:

Supporting characters:

  • None

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Judge Chesterman (no lines)(flashback only)
  • Election board member (single appearance)(flashback only)
  • Bronstein (only time mentioned)
  • Hutchinson (only time mentioned)
  • Harman (only time mentioned)
  • Old woman voter (single appearance)
  • Abraham Lincoln (first comic appearance)(no lines)(ghost)(cameo)
  • Miscellaneous police officers (single appearance)(no lines)

Locations

  • Fake Lincoln's party headquarters
  • Library
  • Hotel suite
  • Murphy Manor
  • Police station

Objects

Vehicles

Suspects

Suspect Motive/reason
Walter Slye A gangster hired by Mr. Murphy.

Culprits

Culprit Motive/reason
Unnamed Abraham Lincoln fan disguised as his ghost
Mr. Murphy
Knuckles Slye
Murphy and Slye wanted to secretly control the state.

Notes/trivia

Notes/trivia

Miscellaneous

  • Disguises: Fred as a garbage man; Daphne as woman with shopping; and Velma as a baseball player.
  • Scooby Snacks bribe: 0.
  • "Zoinks" count: 0.
  • "Jeepers" count: 0.
  • "Jinkies" count: 0.

Quotes

Shaggy: Now this is the kind of assignment I like...sleeping!