The Superior Sidekick Round of 64 (Part 1)

So here's the deal. This week we have two things for you. First, we have the results of the first round of the Comics and Video Game/Anime Conferences, which you voted on last week. Second we have the match ups for this week, which are the first rounds of the TV and Movies/Books brackets.



First, the winners. So the two conferences we ran this week were very entertaining. A lot of the comic favorites were able to hang around without too many surprises. Video Game/Anime was another story. A couple of favorites were knocked out in the first round. Here are the results.

Comics

1 Dick "Robin" Grayson (Batman) vs 32 H.E.R.B.I.E. (Fantastic Four)
2 Sam "Falcon" Wilson (Captain America) vs 31 Andrew "Alpha" Maguire (Spiderman)
3 Alfred Pennyworth (Batman) vs 30 Damian "Robin" Wayne (Batman)
4 Bucky "Winter Soldier" Barnes (Captain America) vs 29 Maria Hill (S.H.I.E.L.D.)
5 James "War Machine" Rhodes (Iron Man) vs 28 Jubilation "Jubilee" Lee (X Men)
6 Tim "Robin" Drake (Batman) vs 27 Wade "Deadpool" Wilson (X Men)
7 Krypto the Superdog (Superman) vs 26 Beta Ray Bill (Thor)
8 Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy) vs 25 Dex-Starr (Green Lantern)
9 Mindy "Hit-Girl" McCready (Kick Ass) vs 24 Harley Quinn (Batman)
10 Wong (Dr. Strange) vs 23 Lockheed (X Men)
11 Donna Troy (Wonder Woman) vs 22 Wally "Kid Flash" West (The Flash)
12 Bob: Agent of Hydra (Deadpool) vs 21 Foggy Nelson (Daredevil)
13 Abe Sapien (Hellboy) vs 20 Skeets (Booster Gold)
14 Barbara "Batgirl" Gordon (Batman) vs 19 Kaldur'ahm "Aqualad" (Aquaman)
15 Jimmy Olsen (Superman) vs 18 Baymax (Big Hero 6)
16 Roy "Speedy" Harper (Green Arrow) vs 17 Marcy (Peanuts)





Video Game/Anime

1 Luigi (Super Mario) vs 32 Saber (Fate/Stay Night)
2 Yoshi (Super Mario) vs 31 C.C. (Code Geass)
3 Tails (Sonic The Hedgehog) vs 30 Soul (Soul Eater)
4 Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist) vs 29 Clank (Ratchet and Clank)
5 Navi (Legend of Zelda) vs 28 Daxter (Jak and Daxter)
6 Diddy Kong (Donkey Kong) vs 27 Elizabeth (Bioshock Infinite)
7 Octacon (Metal Gear Solid) vs 26 Yui (Sword Art Online)
8 Kazooie (Banjo Kazooie) vs 25 Sanosuke Sagara (Rurouni Kenshin)
9 Luna (Sailor Moon) vs 24 QT (Space Dandy)
10 Kuwabara (Yu Yu Hakusho) vs 23 Ellie (The Last of Us)
11 Genos (One Punch Man) vs 22 Makise Kurisu (Steins;Gate)
12 Cortana (Halo: Combat Evolved) vs 21 Ghost (Destiny)
13 Maya (Phoenix Wright) vs 20 Mako (Kill la Kill)
14 Ryuk (Death Note) vs 19 Jet (Cowboy Bebop)
15 Armin (Attack on Titan) vs 18 Claptrap (Borderlands)
16 Rush (Megaman) vs 17 Midna (Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)




Second, we have new match ups for this week of voting. They are that second half of the bracket covering side kicks from TV, Books, and Movies. The voting will be open all week and once these conference's first rounds are decided, we will return to the regular schedule of voting on the entire bracket round by round. Here are this week's match ups.

Books/Movies

1 John Watson (Sherlock Holmes) vs 32 Mater (Cars)
2 Samwise Gamgee (The Lord of the Rings) vs 31 Dori (Finding Nemo)
3 Ron Weasley (Harry Potter) vs 30 Silent Bob (Clerks)
4 Donkey (Shrek) vs 29 Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride)
5 Sebastian (The Little Mermaid) vs 28 Danny Butterman (Hot Fuzz)
6 R2-D2 (Star Wars) vs 27 Pumba (The Lion King)
7 Sancho Panza (Don Quixote) vs 26 Jiminy Cricket (Pinocchio)
8 Genie (Aladdin) vs 25 Mike Wizowski (Monsters Inc)
9 Doc Brown (Back to the Future) vs 24 Wilson (Cast Away)
10 Mushu (Mulan) vs 23 Gromit (Wallace and Gromit)
11 Tonto (The Lone Ranger) vs 22 Tinkerbell (Peter Pan)
12 Wang Chi (Big Trouble in Little China) vs 21 Starbuck (Moby Dick)
13 Chewbacca (Star Wars) vs 20 Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding (The Shawshank Redemption)
14 Short Round (Indiana Jones) vs 19 Bubba (Forrest Gump)
15 Goose (Top Gun) vs 18 Cameron Frye (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
16 Cal Naughton Jr. (Talladega Nights) vs 17 Igor (Frankenstein)



TV

1 Spock (Star Trek) vs 32 Millhouse Van Houten (The Simpsons)
2 Kato (The Green Hornet) vs 31 Bullwinkle (Rocky and Bullwinkle)
3 Brock Samson (Venture Bros) vs 30 Ron Stoppable (Kim Possible)
4 Bumblebee (Transformers) vs 29 Garth Algar (Wayne's World)
5 Jake the Dog (Adventure Time) vs 28 Arthur (The Tick)
6 Cadet (Duck Dodgers) vs 27 Jamie (Megas XLR)
7 Morty (Rick and Morty) vs 26 Barney Rubble (The Flintstones)
8 Pikachu (Pokemon) vs 25 Agumon (Digimon)
9 Launchpad McQuack (DuckTales) vs 24 Joey Wheeler (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
10 Penny (Inspector Gadget) vs 23 Sokka (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
11 John Diggle (Arrow) vs 22 Beaker (The Muppets)
12 Casey Jones (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) vs 21 Patrick Star (Spongebob Squarepants)
13 GIR (Invader Zim) vs 20 Meowth (Pokemon)
14 George Costanza (Seinfeld) vs 19 Rose Tyler (Dr Who)
15 Brian Griffin (Family Guy) vs 18 Samwell Tarly (Game of Thrones)
16 Pinky (Pinky and the Brain) vs 17 Chuckie Finster (Rugrats)




You can check out the entire bracket here and vote on the second half (TV and Movies/Books) of the first round of the bracket here. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the bracket and listen to us on iTunesStitcher, and Soundcloud for our detailed analysis of the bracket including our dumb opinions. Now get out there and vote.

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About Matt Kelly

Matthew Nando Kelly is an incredibly cool and handsome staff writer for Pop-Break who was allowed to write his own bio. Aside from weekly Flash reviews, he writes about film, television, music, and video games. He loves U2, cats, and the New Orleans Saints. His twitter handle is @NationofNando