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Penelops is a member of the Green Lantern Corps.


Penelo is an ocean planet whose inhabitants live in total darkness beneath the waves. The creatures of Penelo never venture to the surface of their world because they fear light which causes them pain. Only one has ever conquered those fears, the tentacle Lantern, Penelops. A being of immense willpower, Penelops is famous among the Corps for moving his planet's orbit away from the sun to prevent the oceans from boiling.[1] Not one to boast, this modest GL prefers fulfilling his duty and retreating to the solitude beneath the sea.

Despite Penelops introverted nature, he has teamed with the likes of Tomar-Re, Hal Jordan and Guy Gardner on many important adventures highlighted in the sacred Book of Oa.[2]

Emerald Twilight

After the destruction of the Green Lantern Corps, Penelops was one of scores of powerless Green Lanterns captured as part of an interstellar slave ring. He and the rest of the Green Lanterns were rescued by Guy Gardner.[3]


  • 'Alien Physiology': Penelops comes from an underwater world where it's inhabitants never venture to the surface, therefore Penelops is an aquatic being who would normally be affected by light but no longer has that problem.
    • '''Amphibian'''
    • '''Enhanced Vision''': Having a highly developed eye Penelops can see very well in the darkest depths as well as being able to "lock-on" to targets and never let them out of his sight.
    • Camouflage: Able to blend in with his underwater surroundings like a chameleon when submerged in water.
    • Tentacles: This Emerald Warrior's tentacles aren't just for show, they can sting lawbreakers and spray thick blinding ink.
      • '''Superhuman Strength''': Penelops' tentacles are extremely dense from his underwater conditions.
      • '''Stingers''': Penelops' has been seen both shooting particles out of his tentacles and shocking enemies by simply touching them with stingers located on his tentacles.



  • Ultraviolet Weakness: (Formerly) Light from a sun will burn the skin of the inhabitants of Penelo, Penelops proved to be above this weakness.



Quote1.png In brightest light, in darkest sea, All dangers will be seen by me! While others from these dangers flee, I shall always a Green Lantern be! Quote2.png

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
  • Penelops' creations are tentacle constructs used to envelope enemies.
  • Consumes food with thousands of little "mouths" under its tentacles.


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