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Boelo was a Human male who served in the crime lord Jabba the Hutt's criminal empire on the planet Tatooine. For a time, he served as Jabba's right-hand man, before eventually being replaced by Naroon Cuthus several years before the Battle of Yavin. In 0 BBY, Boelo accompanied Jabba to Docking Bay 94 in Tatooine's Mos Eisley spaceport, where the Hutt spoke to smuggler Han Solo over a debt the latter owed Jabba.
The Human male Boelo lived during the Galactic Civil War, a conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic. At some point, he joined the crime lord Jabba the Hutt's criminal empire on the planet Tatooine, becoming the Hutt's right-hand man, and was eventually replaced in that position by Naroon Cuthus several years before the Battle of Yavin[source?] of 0 BBY. By that year, he also owned a pet womp rat named Worra.
In 0 BBY, Boelo accompanied Jabba on a visit to Docking Bay 94 in Tatooine's Mos Eisley spaceport. He stood near the entry ramp of smuggler Han Solo's YT-1300 light freighter Millennium Falcon when Jabba intended to collect a debt Solo owed the crime lord. After Solo arrived and made a deal with Jabba, the Hutt and his entourage, including Boelo, left the site.
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Behind the scenesEdit
Boelo first appeared as an uncredited extra in a scene cut from the 1977 film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, which would later be added into the film's Special Edition, released in 1997. One year later, in 1998, Boelo was first named, and given a brief backstory, on a card for the Star Wars Customizable Card Game's Special Edition Limited expansion set.
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance) (Post-1997 releases)
- Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope PhotoComic
- Star Wars: A New Hope - The Special Edition 1
- Star Wars Manga: A New Hope 2
- The Art of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Indirect mention only)
- Star Wars: The Annotated Screenplays (Indirect mention only)
- Star Wars: Behind the Magic
- Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Special Edition Limited (Card: Boelo) (First identified as Boelo)
- Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Special Edition Limited (Card: Don't Tread On Me) (Picture only)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
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