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Gertrude "Gert" Yorkes is a main character on Runaways. Due to an unfortunate fire, Molly Hernandez was orphaned and, as a result, Gert's parents, Dale and Stacey Yorkes, took Molly in and are raising her as their own, making them adoptive siblings.[2]

Character Description

"A purple-haired, bespectacled, contemporary "riot grrrl". Never passing up a moment to stand on a soapbox, Gert sometimes wields her persona as a brash social justice warrior to mask her true feelings."[3]

"Fast-talking and quick-witted, Gert's never afraid to speak her mind and stand up for what she thinks is right."[1]

Backstory

Throughout Runaways

Personality

Gert is seen to be a strong feminist and hopes to start an anti-patriarchy club in her school.

Physical Appearance

As of season one, Gert is shown to have short purple hair with bangs and round eyeglasses. However, her original hair color is brown according to their group photo and comics. Gert also wears earrings and has a punk fashion style.

Skills and Abilities

Relationships

Appearances

Season One
Season Two

Trivia

Gallery

Season One Promotional

Reunion (1x01)

Rewind (1x02)

Destiny (1x03)

Fifteen (1x04)

Kingdom (1x05)

Metamorphosis (1x06)

Refraction (1x07)

Tsunami (1x08)

Doomsday (1x09)

Hostile (1x10)

Season Two Promotional


Gimme Shelter (2x01)


Radio On (2x02)


Double Zeros (2x03)


Old School (2x04)


Rock Bottom (2x05)

References

See Also

Runaways Characters
Runaways

Alex WilderChase SteinNico MinoruKarolina DeanGert YorkesMolly Hernandez

PRIDE

JonahLeslie DeanFrank DeanCatherine WilderGeoffrey WilderJanet SteinVictor SteinStacey YorkesDale YorkesTina MinoruRobert MinoruAlice HernandezGene Hernandez

Recurring Characters

AuraBrandonDarius DavisEiffelFrancesDestiny GonzalezKincaidAmy MinoruVaughn Kaye