Longbox Graveyard Sidekick Showdown March Madness — Winner Announced!
The final votes have been cast in the Longbox Graveyard Sidekick Showdown March Madness Tournament, and your champion is …
Bucky rode a wave of last-minute Saturday votes to pull off the upset over the tournament’s top seed, Robin!
It was a see-saw week for Bucky and Robin, with Cap’s sidekick taking an early lead, before Robin settled into a seemingly-comfortable lead by mid-week. But as had been the case in previous rounds, Bucky enjoyed a Saturday Surge … maybe Bucky’s fans are like Winter Soldiers, awakening only once each week to vote for their hero?
Here’s the path Bucky took to the championship:
And so Bucky Barnes rides the perfect storm of circumstances to unlikely victory over Robin, the Boy Wonder. Just think of the odds Bucky had to overcome — from boy hostage to the idol of millions, headlining one of the biggest superhero movies of all time. A punchline no more, Bucky Barnes is the winner of the Longbox Graveyard Sidekick Showdown March Madness Tournament.
All hail the Winter Soldier!
Thanks to everyone who participated in the Tournament, both by voting here on the blog, and in stumping for your favorite candidates on Twitter. It was a lot of fun … and we’ll do it again next year, with the Longbox Graveyard SUPER-PET Showdown March Madness Tournament!
(I understand Las Vegas already has Krypto as the prohibitive favorite!)
Was the fix in? Was the tournament fair? Did your favorite candidate get jobbed? Sound off in the comments section, below!