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Sidekicks 2: the Kickening

Tuesday we examined the different types of sidekicks and a little bit about the evolution of the sidekick and how it’s changed from wish fulfillment into an actual realized character, that, in many instances, becomes a character that fans would want to work with, rather than assume their role as the hero’s BFF.

Here a couple that I picked, because I read about them. I wish it was more varied, but I wish my tastes were as well, and yet here we are.

The Sidekick: Robin

Needs pants.

Let’s get this out of the way now: I’m writing about Dick Grayson, and most of the pics are Tim Drake. I know. Of course I know. Let’s keep it moving.

The Deal: There are like ten thousand Robins, including future versions, alternate Earth’s, not to mention anyone who is powerless and has a youthful ward that is essentially a Robin.
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