is a fictional supporting character
published by Marvel Comics
. She first appeared in Pryde and Wisdom
#2 (October 1996), and was created by Warren Ellis
and Terry Dodson
Fictional character biography
Romany Wisdom is also the sister to X-Men ally, Pete Wisdom
, and a former agent of the Royal Metropolitan Police's Department of Unusual Death (Department F.66).
Born in England like her brother Peter Wisdom, nothing is known about Romany's childhood past after her mother died. Following those years, Romany met and fell in love with Joseph Chapman, aka the third man to wear the Union Jack
super-hero mantle. Eventually, they broke up under vague circumstances, but apparently remained friends afterward. She even constantly helped Jack during his super-hero adventures, at least when her expertise allowed. She's an obsessed history fanatic, and knows much about ancient cultures, even such secret races as vampires.
However, Romany did lose contact with her family, including Pete, for years. In order to make headway in his investigation, Pete was forced to make contact with his estranged family - visiting his borderline-senile father, Harold, to get a professional profiling on the killer, and his sister, Romany, who could translate the symbols on the bodies. With Romany's help, they determined that the murderer delusively believed himself to be Cain, son of Adam, and was composing a... Read More