Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Little Red Riding Hood

Other Names: Red Riding Hood; Red

Classification: lead character lead character  

Publisher(s): Andrew Lang

First Appearance: Mother Goose Tales (1697): "Little Red Riding Hood"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (original) traditional European fairy tale circa 1300s or earlier; (published) Mother Goose Tales (1697): "Little Red Riding Hood"; (film) Little Red Riding Hood (1901)

Creators: Charles Perrault, Rachel Gillet (actress)

Number of Appearances: 78

   Comic Book Appearances: 3

   TV, Film Appearances: 74

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Big Bad Wolf

Family/Relative: Grandmother (grandmother)

Defended or Helped by: The Woodsman

Gender: female

Note: star of classic fairy tale

The story of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf was a traditional European fairy tale whose precise origins are unknown. The story was in circulation among French and Italian peasants at least as early as the 14th Century.

The first published version appeared in Histoires ou contes du temps passe, published by Charles Perrault.

Little Red Riding Hood

This character is in the following 29 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Avengers: The Initiative #26 (Sep. 2009): "Up Is Down" (mentioned)
Babes in Toyland (1903)
Captain America (vol. 1) #177 (Sep. 1974): "Lucifer Be Thy Name" (mentioned)
Deadtime Stories (1986)
Fairy Tales (1978)
Falsehood (2001)
The Fourth Bear (2006) (mentioned)
Happily N'Ever After
Jack Milton: Fairy Tale Detective (2003)
Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #114 (Mar. 1965): "The Golden Apples!" (mentioned)
Little Red Riding Hood
Mother Goose Tales (1697): "Little Red Riding Hood" (lead character)
Once Upon a Rhyme (1950)
Once Upon a Time - Season 1, Episode 1 (23 Oct. 2011): "Pilot"
Super Why!
Thor (vol. 1) #194 (Dec. 1971): "The Golden Apples!" (mentioned)
The Wolf's Pardon (1947) (lead character)

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