What a Night for a Knight (Gold Key Comics)

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What a Night for a Knight (Gold Key Comics)

Black Knight (Gold Key)

What a Night for a Knight (GK) title card

Publisher Gold Key Comics
Date published March 1970
Part of Scooby Doo... Where Are You! #1
# of pages 14
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What a Night for a Knight is the first of two stories in Scooby Doo... Where Are You! #1, by Gold Key Comics. It was followed by Never Ape an Ape-Man.


Coming home late from the movies, Shaggy and Scooby discover an abandoned truck with a mysterious crate. In it is a suit of armor, the Black Knight, which appears to come to life under a full moon.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Frog (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Worker 1 (single appearance)
  • Worker 2 (single appearance)(no lines)





  • This is a comic-book adaptation of What a Night for a Knight, the first episode of the original, TV series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!.
    • Jamison Hyde White is called James Hyde White, and wears a cowboy hat, despite being an Englishman. This is based on the storyboards for the episode.
    • The culprit's name is spelled "Mr. Wikles" in this version. This is also based on the episode storyboards
  • Except for the first speech bubble, everything else Scooby says comes from a thought bubble.


Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • The archeaologist is called White by Velma, and Hyde White by the sheriff.


Daphne: If the professor was driving that truck, it looks like he's disappeared. What happened to him?
Fred: I think we're up to our armor plates in another mystery, Daphne!

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