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Silk Spectre is the name of two superheroines in the comic book series Watchmen.

Sally JupiterEdit

The Silk Spectre

Sally Jupiter

Real Name
Sally Juspeczyk
First Appearance
Watchmen #1 (September, 1986)
Creators
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
Team Affiliations
The Minutemen
Aliases
Sally Jupiter, Jackknife Sally, Savage Sally
Base of Operations
New York City
Powers
None
Skills and Abilities
Skilled hand-to-hand combatant
Paraphernalia
None

Sally Jupiter was the first superhero to take on the name Silk Spectre.

OriginEdit

Seeing it as a way to boost her modelling career, young Sally Jupiter decided to become a crime fighter, using the name Silk Spectre.

BiographyEdit

Not much is known of Sally Juspeczyk's childhood, save that she was born in 1920.  For reasons unknown, she ran away from home and eventually became a waitress and burlesque dancer.  She also changed her name to Jupiter to hide her Polish heritiage.  At age 18 (in 1938), she decided to become an adventuring hero and took the name Silk Spectre.