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The Legend of Spooky-Doo

Gang run from Ghost of Spooky-Doo

The Legend of Spooky-Doo title card

Publisher Archie Comics
Date published May 1997
Part of Scooby-Doo #20
# of pages 13
Writer Bill Matheny
Penciler Phil Solow
Inker Jorge Pacheco
Colorer Ken Feduniewicz
Letterer Jorge Pacheco
Editor Sid Jacobson
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The Legend of Spooky-Doo is the first of three stories in Scooby-Doo #20, by Archie Comics. It was followed by Lost and Spooky Space Kook.


Scooby-Doo is haunted by the ghost of Spooky-Doo, former owner of Doo Manor.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Yabba-Doo (no lines)(thought bubble)(cameo)
  • Mumsy-Doo (no lines)(thought bubble)(cameo)
  • Dada-Doo (no lines)(thought bubble)(cameo)
  • Scooby-Dum (no lines)(thought bubble)(cameo)
  • Spooky-Doo (mansion owner) (only time mentioned)(deceased)
  • Malt shop chef (single appearance)(no lines)





Suspect Motive/reason
Claxton Spooky appearance.


Culprit Motive/reason
Wolf Whippet operating the Ghost of Spooky-Doo robot To steal a jeweled bone.


  • Scrappy-Doo is absent (which is ironic given all the cameos of the other Doos).
  • The first panel showing the outside of the malt shop is almost identical to the how the outside of the malt shop (and to a lesser extent the gang inside at a booth) would be established in the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! cartoon.


  • Disguises: Scooby as abellhop.
  • Scooby Snacks bribe: Several.
  • "Zoinks" count: 4.
  • "Jeepers" count: 0.
  • "Jinkies" count: 1.

Coloring mistakes

  • Scooby-Dum is given brown fur, a yellow hat and collar and blue and white dogtag, when he should have gray fur, a red hat and collar, and yellow and red dogtag.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities


{{Quotes | Fred: Hmm! There's only one thing to do...
Shaggy: Like, go home and lock the doors? | Wolf Whippet: And I would've gotten away with it if it wasn't for [[Mystery Inc./biographical account of comic appearances|you kids and that Doo dog of yours! }}