12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Psylocke
Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in comics in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!
This week we're taking a look at Psylocke, who promises to be prominently featured in the forthcoming film X-Men: Apocalypse. Since the Jim Lee days of X-Men, Psylocke has been known as a purple-haired ninja in a one piece bathing suit, but such was not always the case. In this video, we'll take a look at Betsy Braddock's past jobs, her original hair color, and the greatest mystery of all: just what the hell her name is supposed to mean.
- Betsy Braddock's earliest appearances can be found in the Captain Britain vol 1 hardcover.
- Her transition to model and spy can be found in this other Captain Britain trade paperback.
- Her time as Captain Britain and the loss of her eyes can be found in this almost twenty years out of print but still surprisingly affordable Captain Britain trade paperback.
- Betsy's first American appearance can be found in New Mutants Classic vol 6.
- Her transition to a ninja can be found in the X-Men by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee Omnibus.
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