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The Religious Affiliation of
Voortrekker
Rutger van Bokhoven

Religion: white supremacist CBR Scale: S

Name: Voortrekker

Alter Ego: Rutger van Bokhoven

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: (cameo) Black Panther (vol. 2) #1 (July 1988): "Cry, the Accursed Country!"; (full) Black Panther (vol. 2) #2 (Aug. 1988): "For Duty, For Honor, For Country!"

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: Supremacists

Enemy of: Black Panther, Night Thrasher, Impala

Occupation: government agent

Nation: Zimbabwe; Azania

Gender: male

Voortrekker is somebody that the Black Panther had heard of before encountering him as part of the Supremacists team. Black Panther wondered why Voortrekker was working with "these racist thugs" (as he characterized the other Supremacists). These facts and Voortrekker's manner and behavior all suggest that Voortrekker was considerably less racist than his teammates. But the fact that he was a member of this Azanian-based team, even though he isn't from Azania (he is from Zimbabwe), certainly suggests that he is a white supremacist himself too, and that this ideology is important to him.


This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Black Panther


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix4/supremacists_azania.htm#Voortrekker
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/v.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/voovz.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/supsuz.htm