Surviving the World

A Photocomic Education by Dante Shepherd

Lesson #464 - Sidekicks

Based on the associative property, you should always turn down an offer to be a sidekick.

Think about Robin for a second, anyway. Batman always wears black or dark colors, so he can hide in the shadows when necessary. Robin, meanwhile, wears a bright yellow, red, and green. Who do you think is likely to stand out? If you were a villain, who would you go after? Why would Robin wear those colors unless the plan was to have him be the cannon fodder for the villains to target?

These are the things I think about.