Monday, September 2, 2013
YEAR 1941: SILK SATIN
The Black Queen might have been the Spirit's first female foe, but arguably Silk Satin was the best, with the possible exception of P'Gell.
Silk begins as a crook, but thanks to falling in love with the Spirit, she eventually reforms and begins working as an insurance investigator. Despite her reformation, she frequently finds ways to outwit the brawny hero. This was perhaps compensation, as it was strongly implied that being a "shady lady" she had no real chance in being the Spirit's one-and-only; that Silk would always come off second-best to the bland "girl-next-door" Ellen Dolan.
Silk Satin was not martially skilled, but as the above scene shows, she was an above average roughhouser.