Proto Man, his real name is Blues (named after the style of music of the same name) (once known as Break Man) is a character from the Mega Man franchise and appears in Sonic & Mega Man: Worlds Collide crossover. He was created by Dr. Wily and Doctor Light to be the first in a series of intelligent robots known as Robot Masters.
Proto Man's chest, arms, and legs are gray, while most of his body is red. He has a yellow scarf, able to transform his hand into the Proto Buster, similar a few other Robot Masters (like Mega Man and Quake Woman), and black sunglasses. Underneath his helmet, his hair is tall and shaped like lightning, and also curved slightly.
- A variant cover of Archie Sonic Universe Issue 51 has Proto Man along with Knuckles and includes an Angel Island background.
- Proto Man is colored red because it is the opposite color to blue (which is Mega Man's primary color).
- In the 1994 Mega Man cartoon, Proto Man, along with Dr. Wily were both voiced by Scott McNeil (who voiced MacHopper).