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Top o’ the Lot: Comic Book Sidekicks

From time to time Outright Geekery brings you a slanted and biased opinion on some trivially specific topic of geekery. We call it Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot.

Behind every great super-hero, and even some not-so-great ones, is a supporting character. While the sidekick first gained popularity as a way to have more characters that teenage comic book readers could relate to, the sidekick quickly became a mainstay, supporting its own stable of viable characters, many of which have risen to A-List level. So without further ado, we mention the obvious, give credit where credit is due, and remember when he was just knee high to a grasshopper, in Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot: Comic Book Sidekicks. Continue reading Top o’ the Lot: Comic Book Sidekicks