* The ModernAge ComicBook/{{Superboy}} (Kon-El) often played this role early on.
* Abdullah in the ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'' adventures.
* Kitty Pryde falls victim to this trope in the ''[[ComicBook/UltimateXMen Ultimate X-Men]]'' continuity.
* Damian Wayne from Franchise/{{Batman}}, son of Bruce and Talia ah-Ghul, starts out this way. Slowly, beginning in ''Batman and Robin'', when he becomes Robin and sidekick to [[spoiler: Dick Grayson as Batman]], he begins to mature.
* Alvin from LittleLulu
* In ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'', ''Billy the Kid'' is portrayed this way, including an obsession with red candies.
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