Black Orchid

Real Name: Judy Allen

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Detective

Affiliations: Scarlet Nemesis (occasional partner), Rocky Ford (detective agency partner)

Enemies: The Torch Men, Jim Crow

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: 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

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