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The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book

Scooby sees Dr. Croaker, Shaggy doesn't

The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book title card

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
Episode # 103
US Air date September 24, 1988 (ABC)
Written by Jim Ryan
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The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book is the third episode of the first season of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.


Shaggy goes to buy a first edition of his favorite comic only for it to be stolen by a giant frog named Dr. Croaker.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:




  • Mr. Cashmore's car


Suspect Motive/reason
Mr. Cashmore He claimed that he hated comics and was only in the business for money.
Red Herring As always.


Culprit Motive/reason
Wendel McWendel as Dr. Croaker He wanted the only copies of Commander Cool #1.


Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers
Christina Lange Velma Dinkley
Kellie Martin Daphne Blake
Carl Steven Freddie Jones
Scott Menville Red Herring
Vernee Watson-Johnson Selma
Chuck McCann Mr. Cashmore
Charlie Adler Dr. Croaker
Wendel McWendel
Little boy


Song Credits Performed
"Doctor, Doctor Croaker, Croaker" Credits Performed by


  • This is the first episode to have the monster be based on an enemy of Commander Cool.
  • This is the first episode to have the monster dance along with the Scooby-Doo Detective Agency during the song.
  • This is one of the few episodes in the series where a member of the gang other than Fred (namely, Shaggy) suspects Red Herring of being the culprit.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • Dr. Croaker normally has yellow eyes, but during his second appearance, he is briefly shown with white eyes.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • When they begin the musical chase scene, Shaggy and Scooby are wearing their Commander Cool and Mellow Mutt costumes. Among arriving in the theater, Shaggy and Scooby are no longer wearing their costumes, and Shaggy is in his usual green shirt and blue jeans. After leaving the theater, Shaggy and Scooby are back in their hero outfits.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Greek Ο Κλέφτης που 'Κλεψε το Κόμικ Μου The Thief Who Stole My Comic Book
Polish Drab, który mój komiks skradł The scamp who stole my comic book

Home media


Shaggy: (narration) Like, it was the biggest event of the year. The first annual Coolsville comic-book convention. Like, I've waited forever for this.

Wendel McWendel: And I'd have gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for you pesky kids and that puppy.
Scooby: (laughs)

Shaggy: Trouble-makers don't stand a chance with a pup named...
Scooby: (jumps into Shaggy's arms) Scooby-Dooby-Doo! (licks Shaggy's face)

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