Real Name: ? Gilford

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Master criminal, English professor

Affiliations: Unknown

Enemies: Nazis

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Unknown

Base of Operations: London, England

First Appearance: The Scorpion (1954)

Powers/Abilities: Good fighter, cunning mind, escapologist

History: Greed to acquire ancient artifacts drove Professor Gilford to become the masked master criminal called the Scorpion. Despite his own criminality, he was not averse to assisting the police in capturing his rivals, or aiding the authorities against the Nazis.

Comments: I'm not sure if there were one or two Australian characters called the Scorpion. You have the anti-Nazi guy seen at the top, and you also have the "Master Criminal and Escapologist" seen on the left. For the purposes of this profile I've written them as one person, as it seems credible the criminal Scorpion could have subsequently put his abilities to use against the Germans, but if anyone out there can confirm or deny this theory, I'd appreciate hearing from them. The criminal incarnation was created by Monty Wedd.

Thanks to Copper for additional info.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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