|Real Name||Daniel Turpin|
|Current Alias||Terrible Turpin|
|Affiliation||Formerly Boy Commandos, Metropolis Special Crimes Unit|
|Base Of Operations||Metropolis|
|Occupation||Detective; Police Officer|
|Universe||Earth-Two, New Earth|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York|
|First Appearance||Appearance of Death|
- We used to fight in the alleys. Guys these days fight in the clouds.
- -- Dan Turpin src
Raised in the tough streets of Brooklyn in the 1930s, Dan Turpin became a member of a child detachment unit known as the Boy Commandos. During the years of World War II, he assumed the nickname of his hometown, Brooklyn.
Turpin proved to be a brash no-nonsense officer; an accolade which earned him the nickname "Terrible" Turpin. Dan proved his mettle against foes much more powerful than he, notably the Apokoliptian scourge, Kalibak.
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
- Firearms: Turpin was also trained in the use of a variety of firearms and advanced weaponry.
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic): He was an able-bodied hand-to-hand combatant, though his proficiency in this skill lessened as he grew older. Even at an advanced age however, Turpin was ever-willing to resort to physical force to solve a problem.
- Tactical Analysis: Dan Turpin possessed a keen knowledge of military procedure and strategy - skills he used during his tenure with the SCU.
- Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-Two era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and no longer apply.
- 263 Appearances of Daniel Turpin (New Earth)
- 14 Images featuring Daniel Turpin (New Earth)
- 4 Quotations by or about Daniel Turpin (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Daniel Turpin (New Earth)
- Terrible Turpin at dccomics.com
- Terrible Turpin at Wikipedia.org
- Dan Turpin article at Wikipedia
- Dan Turpin profile at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe
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