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 below of the strange and wacky things that shouldn't be overlooked from this week's releases.
There may be some tiny spoilers ahead.
Even when the heroes of a book are fighting for survival in the realm of Hel, there's always time to share a passionate kiss.
Best Call for Back-Up
The Justice League has teamed up with the Crime Syndicate from Earth-3 to fight the Anti-Monitor. They'll need more help, and Hal Jordan calls in the Green Lantern Corps.
Best Show of Emotion From a Cold-Hearted Evil Relative
Sometimes getting any sort of praise from a loved one can be tough. You just have to take what you can get.
Best Reason Being a Software Coder in San Francisco Can be Dangerous
The job market can be a rough place. If you're into coding, sometimes you can find a decent paying gig. You just have to be aware of the boss' way of handling disappointment in the workplace.
Best Excuse for a Superhero Mishap in San Francisco
All superheroes have to start somewhere. Chances are you'll mess up in your early days of trying to fight crime. At least if you're starting in San Francisco and you mess up, you can blame it on the fog.
Best Use of Speed Powers to Avoid Being Tardy to Class
Wally West isn't quite sure what's going on after his close proximity to a battle involving the Flash. His hands have started shaking uncontrollably. Hiding in the bathroom, he realized he was going to be late for class. Looks like he made it just in time.
Best Reason to Confide in Your Allies
Daredevil is teaming up with Steve Rogers. He comes across a bomb that's about to go off. Steve instructs Daredevil on disarming the bomb. Unfortunately because Daredevil is blind, it's kind of difficult to figure out which wire he should cut.
Best Marketing Costume Change
Mera has agreed to Aquaman's proposal in being a representative for Atlantis with the surface people. Because they know who he is, she decides to change her look to make her acceptance easier.
Best Reason to Remember to Say "Thank You"
The Commandos just saved a bunch of tourists. Can you believe they didn't even say, "Thank you"?
Best Reason to Have a Monkey on the Team
Hit-Monkey is not an ordinary monkey. Besides being highly skilled with firearms, he also provides a great distraction when the enemy realizes there's an actual monkey hanging around.
Best Vision From a Strange Object
Getting psychic flashes could be a cool thing, but imagine what it must be like to randomly get them without warning. That's what happens to Susan, a member of the BPRD.
Best Use of Two Mystical Hammers
When time travel is involved, you never really know what to expect. Thor and Captain America were sent to the future. Thor found Mjolnir and, when they returned to the present, there were now two Mjolnirs. Thor takes advantage of this face and uses both of them.
Metallo realizes that Superman now gains strength from Kryptonite. Metallo wants nothing more but to be a hero in Lois Lane's eyes and sacrifices his [Kryptonite] heart to help save the day.
Strangest Attempt to Comfort an Ally
Drax and Terrax are being forced to fight in an arena. Drax only wants to fight Thanos. Terrax tries making Drax feel better with a strange choice of words.
Strangest Reaction from a Robot Being Torn Apart
Heaviest Moment of the Week
We see a flashback to Deadshot's childhood. His dad was a real scumbag. When Deadshot decided to try to shoot his dad to end their misery, it didn't go quite as he planned. This is followed by a pretty brutal decision in the present.
Best Use of Flying Debris
Karnak is able to see the flaw in all things. Even after smashing things, he can use the debris to take out even more opponents.
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #4
Best Reason Brains are Better Than Brawn
Best Description of Comic Book Events at the Big Two Publishers
In this issue we see Poodwaddle at a comic publisher and they let him know the formula to make a top-selling comic book story.
Best Reason to be Careful Where You Put Quotes When Talking
Doctor Doom has been defeated. When talking to Squirrel Girl, he lightly mocks her friends by insinuating quotes around the word. Squirrel Girl tells him how it is along with the fact that friendship is real.
That's it this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. Special thanks to @djfanco for his suggestions. 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.
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