Thief and freedom fighter
Base of operations:
Sherwood Forest near Nottingham, England
Little John was Robin Hood's best friend and aide when robbing Prince John for money for the poor.
Skills & abilities:
An excellent archer, and a highly skilled fighter.
Cartoons: Robin Hood (1973)
Comics: Robin Hood (1973)
Country of origin:
Little John is one of the characters from the original Robin Hood mythology. In the Disney version, he first appeared in the cartoon Robin Hood
in 1973 (voice by Phil Harris), and like the rest of the cast, it has been the only appearance in cartoons so far. In the original stories, Little John was Robin Hood's second in command in the band of men, but in the Disney version he was Robin Hood's only aide.
In comics, he appeared with the rest of the cast in the comic book adaption of the cartoon from Gold Key in 1973, and appeared in the following series The Adventure of Robin Hood
which lasted seven issues from 1974 to 1976. After the series folded, only a few Robin Hood stories were made during the late 1970s and the 1980s.
A few items of merchandise has been seen, but for the most part, the character hasn't been seen in other media.