The Superior Sidekick Sweet Sixteen


We are four weeks into the bracket and boy are things moving! Based on your voting, another sixteen competitors have been eliminated and sixteen are moving on the next round. Here are the winners and losers.

Comics
1 Dick "Robin" Grayson (Batman) vs 24 Harley Quinn (Batman)
7 Krypto the Superdog (Superman) vs 18 Baymax (Big Hero 6)
3 Alfred Pennyworth (Batman) vs 27 Wade "Deadpool" Wilson (X Men)
4 Bucky "Winter Soldier" Barnes (Captain America) vs 5 James "War Machine" Rhodes (Iron Man)

Video Games/Anime
1 Luigi (Super Mario) vs 8 Kazooie (Banjo Kazooie)
2 Yoshi (Super Mario) vs 23 Ellie (The Last of Us)
3 Tails (Sonic The Hedgehog) vs 22 Makise Kurisu (Steins;Gate)
4 Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist) vs 5 Navi (Legend of Zelda)

Books/Movies
1 John Watson (Sherlock Holmes) vs 9 Doc Brown (Back to the Future)
2 Samwise Gamgee (The Lord of the Rings) vs 10 Mushu (Mulan)
3 Ron Weasley (Harry Potter) vs 6 R2-D2 (Star Wars)
5 Sebastian (The Little Mermaid) vs 13 Chewbacca (Star Wars)

TV
8 Pikachu (Pokemon) vs 32 Millhouse Van Houten (The Simpsons)
18 Samwell Tarly (Game of Thrones) vs 23 Sokka (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
11 John Diggle (Arrow) vs 30 Ron Stoppable (Kim Possible)
20 Meowth (Pokemon) vs 21 Patrick Star (Spongebob Squarepants)


A lot of good eliminations were made this week. A couple of pets didn't make it through. Many of the less competent sidekicks were eliminated as well. Most importantly, we lost another number one seed in Luigi but the Mario series will still be represented by Yoshi. Here are this week's match ups.

Comics
1 Dick "Robin" Grayson (Batman) vs 5 James "War Machine" Rhodes (Iron Man)
3 Alfred Pennyworth (Batman) vs 18 Baymax (Big Hero 6)

Video Games/Anime
4 Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist) vs 8 Kazooie (Banjo Kazooie)
2 Yoshi (Super Mario) vs 3 Tails (Sonic The Hedgehog)

Books/Movies
1 John Watson (Sherlock Holmes) vs 13 Chewbacca (Star Wars)
6 R2-D2 (Star Wars) vs 10 Mushu (Mulan)

TV
8 Pikachu (Pokemon) vs 20 Meowth (Pokemon)
23 Sokka (Avatar: The Last Airbender) vs 30 Ron Stoppable (Kim Possible)

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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