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- Bolphunga relents to no one.
- — Bolphunga src
He spent his entire life cultivating a dark reputation, greatly overstating his physical prowess and the duels and battles he had won in order to be feared. The trick worked, and he quickly gained followers among other cepheid criminals, becoming the leader of the Cepheid Raiders for several years. However, his lies were well known to his father Boff, who was ashamed of him. After Bolphunga was arrested by Green Lantern John Stewart for trying to invade the bank planet Vault, his reputation meant that other criminals stayed clear of him. However, while drunk, Bolphunga let slip how utterly unearned his reputation actually was, and he was frequently beaten to a bloody pulp by other prisoners who had held grudges against him. This included his own men, after a plea bargain attempt led to him accidentally implicating some of them in yet further crimes. His reputation in tatters and life in constant risk, Bolphunga was rescued when the inverted angel known as Singularity Jain visited his cell disguised to the outside world as a well known diplomat, and offered him his freedom in exchange for Bolphunga killing his own father. Bolphunga accepted, but instead of killing his father, he kept him as a passenger aboard his ship, and fled to Earth seeking help from Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz, in order to find a way to save his father and himself, as Singularity Jain sent him a message, saying that he would be killed if he didn't kill his father.
- Alien Physiology
- Bolphunga was created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, first appearing in Green Lantern (Volume 2) #188. However, in the rebooted Prime Earth continuity his first appearance as part of the DC Universe is in Van Jensen, Robert Venditti, Neil Edwards and Tom Derenick's New 52 Green Lantern Corps Annual series.
- Bolphunga is also known as the Unrelenting.
- 19 Appearances of Bolphunga (Prime Earth)
- 9 Images featuring Bolphunga (Prime Earth)
- 2 Quotations by or about Bolphunga (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Bolphunga (Prime Earth)
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