Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extratemporal (Alternate timeline, Earth-MC2/Earth-982) normal human
Occupation: Bookie, money courier
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Grandma, Manny the Mobster
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York, USA
First Appearance: J2#6/3 (March, 1999)
Powers/Abilities: Little Red was a normal short man who helped with money laundering but was easily distracted.
(J2#6/3) - Manny the Mobster had to make a delivery of money as part of his illegal money laundering operations with Grandma, but all his other couriers were busy, so he ordered his bookie, Little Red, to take the money to her. But on his way to Grandma's bakery, her front for the laundering, he was distracted by a tavern and stayed there for a while, trying to flirt with the waitress, admiring her big eyes. Meanwhile, Grandma had been held up by two hoods seeking the laundered money delivery. Elsewhere, Little Red realized he was late and rushed to Grandma's bakery, but was silently observed by Zane Yama (J2). However, Little Red was held up by the hoods as well after entering the bakery. The two hoods admired the money and were about to shoot Little Red when J2 smashed through the wall and knocked the hoods out. Although rescued from certain death, he was very soon arrested by the police who were rounding up Manny's associates. He was taken away in a prison van along with Grandma and the two hoods.
Comments: Created by Tom DeFalco (writer), Ron Lim (pencils) and Paul Ryan (inks).
The title of this tale was "Little Red, the Wretched Hood!", and is an obvious take on the "Little Red Riding Hood" fairy tale.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Little Red has no known connections to:
Grandma ran a bakery, one favored by Zane Yama (J2), which she used as a front for money laundering for Manny the Mobster. One day, she was held up by two hoods seeking to steal the illegal money being delivered by Little Red, but was saved by J2's sudden entrance. Along with Little Red, she was soon arrested by the police who were rounding up Manny's associates.
J2#6/3, p3, pan5 (main image)
J2#6/3 (March, 1999) - Tom DeFalco(writer), Ron Lim (pencils), Paul Ryan (inks), Bob Harras (editor)
Last updated: 01/31/09
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