Real Name: Judy Allen
Identity/Class: Normal human
Affiliations: Scarlet Nemesis (occasional partner), Rocky Ford (detective agency partner)
Enemies: The Torch Men, Jim Crow
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unidentified US city
First Appearance: All New Comics #2 (Harvey Comics, 1943)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled fighter
History: Judy Allen was a junior partner in Ford and Allen detectives, putting up with her smug and sexist senior partner Rocky Ford. Judy maintained a secret life as a costumed crimfighter, the Black Orchid, often teaming up with fellow hero the Scarlet Nemesis; ironically neither one realised that they worked with one another out of costume, for the Scarlet Nemesis was secretly Rocky Ford!
Comments: Thanks to Carycomic for information.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
DC Comic's Black Orchid, in any of her incarnations
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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