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| Image = Scoop Scanlon.png
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| RealName = Scoop Scanlon
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| CurrentAlias =
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| Aliases =
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| Identity = Public
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| Alignment = Good
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| Affiliation = Bulletin
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| Relatives =
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| Universe = Earth-Two
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| BaseOfOperations =
   
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| Gender = Male
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| Height =
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| Eyes =
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| Hair = Blond
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| UnusualFeatures =
   
'''Real Name:''' "Scoop" Scanlon (first name unknown)<br>
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| Citizenship = American
'''Nicknames:''' Five Star Reporter<br>
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| MaritalStatus =
'''Former Aliases:''' No known former aliases <br>
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| Occupation = Reporter
'''Other Current Aliases:''' No other known current aliases <br>
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| Education =
   
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| Origin =
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| PlaceOfBirth =
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| Creators = Will Ely;
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| First = Action Comics Vol 1 1
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| Last = Action Comics Vol 1 13
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| Death =
   
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| HistoryText = Scoop Scanlon worked as an investigative reporter for a newspaper called the ''[[Bulletin]]'' during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Working alongside him was his trusty photographer, Rusty James.
   
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| Powers =
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| Abilities =
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* {{Investigation}}: Scoop Scanlan was an expert in the field of investigative journalism. As such, he likewise considered himself an amateur detective.
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* {{Journalism}}
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| Strength =
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| Weaknesses =
   
==Status==
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| Equipment =
'''Occupation:''' Reporter<br>
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| Transportation =
'''Legal Status:''' Scoop Scanlon was a legal citizen of the United States with no criminal record.<br>
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| Weapons =
'''Identity:''' [[:Category:Public Identity|Public]] <br>
 
'''Marital Status:''' Marital status unknown <br>
 
'''Group Affiliation:''' No known group affiliation <br>
 
'''Base of Operations:''' Base of operations unknown <br>
 
   
==Origin==
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| Notes =
Scoop Scanlon worked as an investigative reporter for a newspaper called the [[Glossary:B#Bulletin|Bulletin]] during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Working alongside him, was his trusty photographer, Rusty James. <br>
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* This Scoop Scanlon lived on [[Earth-Two]], and is not to be confused with another reporter of the same name who worked for a magazine called ''Vue'' and tried to discover [[Bruce Wayne (Earth-Two)|Batman]]'s identity (see [[World's Finest Vol 1 6|''World's Finest Comics'' #6]]).
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* In [[New Earth]] continuity, another ''Scoop Scanlon'' appeared, once, in {{c|DC Universe Legacies Vol 1 1}}.
'''Place of Birth:''' Place of birth unknown <br>
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* After initially appearing in ''Action Comics'', Scoop Scanlon appeared in several [[wikipedia:Holyoke Publishing|Holyoke Publishing]] titles, seemingly without any complaint from DC Comics. Because of this, the character's copyright status is uncertain.
'''Place of Death:''' Scoop Scanlon's current whereabouts, or if he is even still alive remain unknown. <br>
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{{Precrisis|Scoop Scanlon}}
'''Known Relatives:''' No known relatives <br>
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| Trivia =
'''First Appearance:''' [[Action Comics 1 (1938)|Action Comics #1]]<br>
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| Marvel =
'''Final Appearance:''' Final appearance unknown <br>
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| Wikipedia =
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==History==
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History of character unknown. <br>
 
 
==Characteristics==
 
'''Height:''' Height unknown <br>
 
'''Weight:''' Weight unknown <br>
 
'''Eyes:''' Eye colour unknown <br>
 
'''Hair:''' [[:Category:Blond Hair|Blond]]<br>
 
'''Unusual Features:''' No unusual features <br>
 
 
==Powers==
 
'''Known Powers:''' No known powers. <br>
 
'''Known Abilities:''' Scoop Scanlan was an expert in the field of investigative journalism. As such, he likewise considered himself an amateur detective. <br>
 
'''Strength Level:''' Scoop Scanlon possessed the strength level of a man his age, size and weight who engaged in moderate regular exercise. <br>
 
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
'''Equipment:''' No known equipment. <br>
 
'''Transportation:''' No known transportation. <br>
 
'''Weapons:''' No known weapons. <br>
 
 
==Notes==
 
* The character of Scoop Scanlon was created by writer/artist [[Will Ely]].
 
 
==Trivia==
 
* Scoop Scanlon is not to be confused with a reporter by the same name who once worked for a magazine called the ''View''. This version of Scanlon once tried to discover the secret identity of the [[Batman (Earth-Two)|Batman]] in [[World's Finest 6 (Volume 1, 1942)|World's Finest (Volume 1) #6]].
 
 
==Recommended Readings==
 
* [[Comics Action Comics|Action Comics]]
 
* [[Comics New York World's Fair Comics|New York World's Fair Comics]]
 
 
==Related Articles==
 
* [[Glossary:B#Bulletin|Bulletin]]
 
 
==External Links==
 
* [http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=scoopscanlon Scoop Scanlon biography page at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe]
 
 
==References==
 
* [http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=scoopscanlon Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe]
 
 
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[[Category:Characters]]
 
[[Category:Blond Hair]]
 
[[Category:Golden Age]]
 
[[Category:Good Characters]]
 
[[Category:Male Characters]]
 
[[Category:Reporters]]
 
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[[Category:Copy Edit]]
 
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Revision as of 00:49, June 1, 2018


Scoop Scanlon worked as an investigative reporter for a newspaper called the Bulletin during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Working alongside him was his trusty photographer, Rusty James.


Abilities

  • Investigation: Scoop Scanlan was an expert in the field of investigative journalism. As such, he likewise considered himself an amateur detective.
  • Journalism
  • This Scoop Scanlon lived on Earth-Two, and is not to be confused with another reporter of the same name who worked for a magazine called Vue and tried to discover Batman's identity (see World's Finest Comics #6).
  • In New Earth continuity, another Scoop Scanlon appeared, once, in DC Universe Legacies #1.
  • After initially appearing in Action Comics, Scoop Scanlon appeared in several Holyoke Publishing titles, seemingly without any complaint from DC Comics. Because of this, the character's copyright status is uncertain.
  • This version of Scoop Scanlon, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.

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