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Bratty Half Pint: Comic Books

  • The Modern Age Superboy (Kon-El) often played this role early on.
  • Abdullah in the Tintin adventures.
  • Kitty Pryde falls victim to this trope in the Ultimate X-Men continuity.
  • Damian Wayne from 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 Dick Grayson as Batman, he begins to mature.
  • Alvin from Little Lulu
  • In Lucky Luke, Billy the Kid is portrayed this way, including an obsession with red candies.