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The Shadow Knows is the second of three stories in Scooby-Doo #88, by DC Comics. It was preceded by Unbelievable Beast, and followed by The Crossword Clue.

Premise

The gang is called in to investigate a ghost haunting an old inn and Shaggy uses the case to enhance his photo album. But his new hobby takes a picture of the ghost putting on his costume.

Synopsis

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Characters

Main characters:

Supporting characters:

  • None

Villains:

Other characters:

  • Inn guests and staff (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Inn owner (single appearance)

Locations

  • Inn

Objects

  • TBA

Vehicles

Suspects

Suspect Motive/reason
Inn guests and staff Fred said it had to be one of them.

Culprits

Culprit Motive/reason
Johnny Lawns as the Whistling Ghost Unknown.

Notes/trivia

  • TBA

Cultural references

  • The phrase "The Shadow knows" comes from The Shadow, a pulp hero who used this catch phrase.

Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • None known.

Reception

The second "mystery" involves a shadow casting contest.

"Ah-hah! Ze shadow outline is exactly lake ze perpetrator of ze cream."
"The what?"
"Ze cream."
"The cream?"
"No, ze cream."
"Oh, the crime."
"Of course, zhat is what I've been zaying, you idiot!"[1]

Quotes


References

  1. Ray Tate in Firing Line Reviews
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