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Alan-a-Dale

Alan-a-Dale


Eyes: Black
Hair: Red, pink and bluish feathers
Race: Rooster


Occupation: Bard
Base of operations: Nottingham, England


Story: Alan-a-Dale is a bard living in or near Nottingham.



Continuity: Disney
Company: Disney
Gold Key
Whitman
First app.: Cartoons: Robin Hood (1973)
Comics: Robin Hood (1973)
Creator(s): Larry Clemmons
Ken Anderson
Country of origin: USA USA


Background notes: Alan-a-Dale 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 Roger Miller), and like the rest of the cast, it has been the only appearance in cartoons so far. In the original stories, he joined Robin Hood and his men, but in the Disney version he mostly comments on what is happening and sets the mood.

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.

So far, this version of the character hasn't been seen in other media.


Related links/characters:
- Disney Characters
- Father Sexton
- Friar Tuck
- Lady Kluck
- Little John
- Maid Marian
- Mother Sexton
- Nutsy
- Otto
- Prince John
- Robin Hood
- Sheriff of Nottingham
- Sir Hiss
- Sis
- Skippy
- Tagalong
- Toby
- Trigger