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Psylocke

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Psylocke (Elisabeth
“Betsy” Braddock, sometimes Elizabeth) is a Marvel Comics superhero,
associated with Captain Britain and the X-men. A mutant, she possesses telekinesis
and excellent hand-to-hand combat skills. She formerly possessed telepathy.

Created by
writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe, she first appeared in the UK-only
comic book Captain Britain #8 (December 1976). She was originally a supporting
character of her brother Captain Britain and briefly substituted for him in
the role.

In issue #213
of Uncanny X-Men, she joined the X-Men. Afterwards, the villain group The Hand
kidnapped her and with the help of Mojo switched her mind and body with that
of the assassin Revanche (aka Kwannon) to save the latter’s life. Psylocke
remerged with Kwannon’s body and ninjitsu skills, plus a severely complicated
psyche.

Psylocke is
one of the few Marvel superheroes to have been given an actual birthdate. In
an issue of the original Captain Britain comic, it was stated that Elisabeth
and Brian were born in the early hours of 23 April. Betsy was the eldest of
the twins by a few minutes. The original year of their birth was 1956, but,
as with most comic heroes, this date is not canon in the Marvel Universe.

All Marvel characters
and the distinctive likeness(es) thereof are Trademarks & Copyright (c)
1941-2005 Marvel Characters, Inc.. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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