Psylocke (Elizabeth "Betsy" Braddock, sometimes spelled as Elisabeth) is a fictional character depicted in comic books published by Marvel Comics, most notably those comics featuring the superhero team the X-Men. The character has also appeared in licensed adaptations. Created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe, she first appeared in the UK comic book Captain Britain #8 (Dec. 1976), by the Marvel imprint Marvel UK. She was initially a supporting character in the adventures of her fraternal twin brother, Captain Britain, briefly substituting for him in the role.
Later, she became the mutant superheroine Psylocke. Originally presented as a telepath, the character was eventually written as unexplainedly possessing telekinesis. Psylocke later possesses both abilities.