is the name of two characters appearing in books owned by Wildstorm Productions
, an imprint
of DC Comics
. Both characters exist within the Wildstorm Universe
Rose Tattoo was the spirit of murder; an ageless representation of a pure idea, who had presumably existed as long as the idea itself before she was killed.
In the 1960s, Rose was a member of the superhuman conspiracy founded by "The High" to create a new world order. While on a mission, Rose was discovered by a young Henry Bendix
(a field agent doing favors for Richard Nixon at the time) and he immediately fell in love with her. While the time between their first meeting and Bendix's restructuring of Stormwatch is largely unaccounted for, Rose kept very quiet and remained obedient to Bendix until he called on her. When she initially appeared, she was in a small building in Sicily, Italy, having created a candle-lit 'altar' of dead, bleeding victims.
Rose was a member of Stormwatch for some time, killing those Bendix wished, some of whom were criminals, many of whom were innocent bystanders. Rose kept to herself and Bendix had ordered the others not to talk to her.
Rose also drove a Stormwatch guard mad, by seducing him and then simply talking to him.
Rose was meant to be a key player in Bendix's plan to establish his own new world order, but unfortunately The High
's 50-year-old dream of a finer world got in the way. While raiding The Changers compound, Rose killed one of the... Read More