Black Orchid (DC)(01 - Susan Linden-Thorne)
Real Name: Susan Linden-Thorne
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Although she has a number of superpowers —she can fly and is super-strong and bulletproof- her main ability is a mastery of disguise. She often spends an entire investigation impersonating an insignificant background female, such as a maid, a secretary, someone's girlfriend, et cetera, and the other characters only discover her involvement at the end of the story upon finding the abandoned disguise with her calling card, a black orchid.
First Appearance: Adventure Comics (1938) #428
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Adventure Comics (1938)
#428 Black Orchid (1988)
- 'Adventure Comics presents Black Orchid'#429
- '[Black Orchid]'#430
- '[Black Orchid]'
Black Orchid (1993)
Blue Devil (1984)
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
#5 Deadshot (1988)
- 'Worlds In Limbo'#12
- 'Final Crisis'
Flashpoint: Secret Seven (2011)
#1 History of the DC Universe (1986)
- 'Secret Seven, Part One: Hunter's Moone'#2
- 'Part Two: Call Of The Wild'#3
- 'Part Three: The Area of Madness'
Infinity Inc. (1984)
#2 JLA: The Nail (1998)
- 'Battleground Earth'
Justice League of America: Another Nail (2004)
Suicide Squad (1987)
TPB vol. 01 The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
- 'Trial By Fire'#4
- 'William Hell's Overture'#7
- 'Thrown to the Wolves'#11
- 'Blood & Snow Part One'#12
- 'Blood & Snow Part Two'#22
- 'Final Round'
HC The Phantom Stranger (1969)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'
#31 The Super Friends (1976)
- 'Sacred Is The Monster Kang!'#32
- 'It Takes A Witch'#35
- 'The Demon Gate'#36
- 'Crimson Gold'#38
- 'The Curse of the Stalking Skull'#39
- 'Death Calls Twice For A Deadman'#40
- 'In The Kingdom Of The Blind'#41
- 'A Time For Endings'
#31 The Vertigo Encyclopedia (2008)
- 'How to Trap an Orchid'
HC Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
- 'The Vertigo Encylopedia'
#3 Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)
- 'Black Lightning to Byth'
#5 Who's Who: Update '88 (1988)
- 'Reaper to Zymyr plus Appendix'
- 'Parliament of Trees to Trident'#4
- 'Ultra-Humanite to Zuggernaut, plus Abby Cable to Waid Eiling'
Secret Seven (DC)
Suicide Squad (DC)(03 - Post Legends)
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