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Best Stuff in Comics This Week: 12-5-16

People often talk about best story arcs, developments, and covers. Here's the other best stuff you might have missed.

Every week, we take a look at some of the most bizarre, exciting, and downright unique things to happen in comics. Check out our choices for the strange and wacky things that shouldn't be overlooked from this week's releases.

There may be some tiny spoilers ahead.

Deadpool: Back in Black #4

Best Homage Cover

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In a flashback story, Deadpool has acquired the Venom symbiote. The alien suit has modified its appearance to fit closer to Deadpool's style. This results in everyone mistaking him for Spider-Man. The cover features a homage to The Amazing Spider-Man #294 which was part of the classic Kraven's Last Hunt story arc.

Best Reason to Avoid a Fight with Kraven the Hunter

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Kraven is a pretty intense guy. He takes his hunts seriously and dresses the part of a big game hunter. The problem is, he tends to go commando beneath his loincloth. That's something no one wants to see.

Batman Annual #1

Best Reason Batman Needs a Dog

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Being the Dark Knight isn't easy. There are some days you'll find yourself returning to the Batcave with a knife sticking out of your shoulder. There's nothing like having a bat-hound there to offer comfort and support.

Guardians of the Galaxy #14

Best Star Wars Reference

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Maybe it's not truly a Star Wars reference. Regardless, anytime someone says, "It's a trap," there's no way to avoid thinking of Admiral Ackbar exclaiming the phrase. This moment also illustrates why nobody should ever say "ah-doy."

Suicide Squad #7

Best Revelation About Sane People

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Everyone at Belle Reve has gone insane. For Harley Quinn, the opposite has happened. She now finds herself the only sane person left. With chaos all around, she comes to the realization that sane people are scared all the time.

Deadly Class #24

Best Reason You Shouldn't Draw Dragons all Day

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At the King's Dominion School of the Deadly Arts, there's a wide mix of kids. One student takes it upon himself to educate another as to why you shouldn't draw epic pictures of guys riding fierce dragons.

Best Reason not to Pass Gas in an Elevator

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Helmut tells his friends about the day he ate some bratwurst sent by his mom. In the middle of class, his stomach started to hurt and a "dark god of flatulence" was trying to burst out of his stomach and unleash the "agony of 1000 bratwursts" upon the classroom. Making his way to elevator to go to the nearest bathroom, he kept getting stuck with other students. When he was finally alone, he let it out. Little did he know, Saya, a fellow student, was standing behind him.

Extraordinary X-Men #16

Best "Get Off My Lawn" Moment

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The X-Men school recently was moved to the demon dimension of Limbo in order to keep the students safe from mankind and the deadly Terrigen Mists. When the school is attacked by a student bonded to a demon, Storm finally expresses her thoughts.

Superman Annual #1

Best Definition of "Kinda" Doing a Chore

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Superman is having dinner with Lois and their son, Jon. They ask their son if he did his chores, and he gives the typical answer of "kinda."

Ghost Rider #1

Best Reason Not to Stick Your Tongue Out

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Amadeus Cho, the Totally Awesome Hulk, is helping out an investigation. Capturing a new organism after a chase, he sticks his tongue out at it in triumph. This turns out to be a mistake.

New Talent Showcase #1

Best Hidden Secret Room

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Hawkgirl is leading a normal life in Chicago. It turns out she has a hidden room at her place. What makes this secret room so cool is all the alien tech and weapons she has inside. If you're going to have a hidden room, you might as well have the coolest stuff inside possible.

Thunderbolts #7

Biggest Diss

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Songbird has reunited with her former teammates, the Thunderbolts. Since they were all former criminals, they're not necessarily the nicest folk around. Moonstone is as wicked as they come. When she tries offering a greeting to Songbird, she gets a well-deserved response.

Six Million Dollar Man: Fall of Man #5

Best Way to Remove an Evil A.I. From Your Head

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Steve Austin has been fighting a battle on several fronts. He finally deals with the final piece by removing his bionic eye from his head.

Jughead #11

Best Magical Mind Control on a Dog

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is trying to avoid others discovering some magic that has been unleashed. She manages to put a spell over Jughead and Reggie that alters their perception. She has to do the same to Jughead's dog, Hot Dog. You can see the perfect logic needed to distract a canine.

Best Analysis of Using Food as an Emotional Coping Mechanism

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Jughead and Sabrina have formed a nice friendship. She explains her thoughts on Jughead's eating habits. He doesn't want to hear her thoughts on the matter.

That's it for this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. If you want to participate or felt we missed some other Best Stuff, don't complain, contribute, especially if you didn't offer any suggestions. Each week you can @reply me on Twitter at @GManFromHeck by Saturdays using the hashtag #BestStuffInComics. We'll give you a shout out and I'll think you're pretty groovy.

Be sure to always look for the best stuff and always be sure to use extreme caution if eating bratwurst is part of your normal diet. No one wants to be visited by a "dark god of flatulence."