Real Name: "Scoop" Scanlon (first name unknown)
Nicknames: Five Star Reporter
Former Aliases: No known former aliases
Other Current Aliases: No other known current aliases


Occupation: Reporter
Legal Status: Scoop Scanlon was a legal citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Identity: Public
Marital Status: Marital status unknown
Group Affiliation: No known group affiliation
Base of Operations: Base of operations unknown


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.

Place of Birth: Place of birth unknown
Place of Death: Scoop Scanlon's current whereabouts, or if he is even still alive remain unknown.
Known Relatives: No known relatives
First Appearance: Action Comics #1
Final Appearance: Final appearance unknown


History of character unknown.


Height: Height unknown
Weight: Weight unknown
Eyes: Eye colour unknown
Hair: Blond
Unusual Features: No unusual features


Known Powers: No known powers.
Known Abilities: Scoop Scanlan was an expert in the field of investigative journalism. As such, he likewise considered himself an amateur detective.
Strength Level: Scoop Scanlon possessed the strength level of a man his age, size and weight who engaged in moderate regular exercise.


Equipment: No known equipment.
Transportation: No known transportation.
Weapons: No known weapons.


  • The character of Scoop Scanlon was created by writer/artist Will Ely.


  • 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 in World's Finest (Volume 1) #6.

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