And our surviving challengers are... THE TEAMMATES, THE PARTNERS, THE MENTORS, and THE FOILS
These contestants are part of an ensemble or group of support characters that help a hero out.
Two lovable, hairy "brutes" face-off in our first Sweet Sixteen match!
Groot saved the Galaxy by bringing all his friends together, but Hermione has proven unstoppable when it comes to our March Madness competitions!
Closely aligned with a hero, these contestants help define the main character.
Kate Bishop won a come-from-behind victory in the last round, but she's facing off against the archetype of rebellious superhero sidekicks!
Martin Freeman could not be reached to comment on this fight.
These contestants act as guides and confidants to the main characters, helping them take their journey.
Typically, both these are accustomed to wait patiently and serve as other heroes take up the call, but tonight's the night they throw down!
Two different takes on the "inspiring" secondary character, but only one will make it to the next round.
These characters vex, tease, one-up, or challenge our heroes into becoming who they are.
We don't know how exactly he got here, but we think it's time that Gonzo be knocked out of this competition.
Battle of the baddest badass!