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 of the strange and wacky things that shouldn't be overlooked from this week's releases.
There may be some tiny spoilers ahead.
Best Reason not to Wear a Mask When Eating Lunch
Power Man and Iron Fist are meeting for lunch. Danny decided to wear his mask, which is attracting attention. Luke asks why he's wearing it, and Danny says it's liberating. With all the people staring and taking pictures, some bad guys are able to track them down quickly.
Best Reason Superheroes Should Trademark Their Name
Before Superman decided on a name to go by, Lois and Clark are having a discussion about it. Lois points out the obvious fact that if this guy doesn't trademark his name, someone else will and have all the merchandising rights.
Best Condescending Speech by Lex Luthor
Lex Luthor believes he is above everyone else. It doesn't matter if he takes part in evil schemes. When Superman busts in with a threat Lex created, Luthor has no problem talking down to Superman in a patronizing manner.
Best Afterthought of a Dramatic Action
Green Arrow is trying to make a strong point. Not wanting to be dependent on a certain device, he throws it out the window. Hopefully, no one was walking by at that same moment.
Best Return of the Arrowplane
Green Arrow used to occasionally fly around in an Arrowplane in earlier comics. The plane is now in the current continuity. If they're going after Deathstroke, will the plane survive the encounter?
Best Doctor Who Reference
If you were to walk into a room like this and are familiar with the TARDIS from Doctor Who, what other comment could you make?
Best Commentary on Doctor Who and James Bond
It's a topic that's been discussed many times. Is it possible for characters like the Doctor and James Bond to be portrayed by other genders or races?
Best Reactions to Losing a Power Ring
With the Green Lantern Corps stuck in another time and place, Sinestro and his Sinestro Corps had to save the day on Earth. He bestowed power rings to several heroes and villains. When the battle was over, he called the rings back.
Best Conversation Displayed by Emojis
Jessica Drew recently had a baby and hasn't been able to bring herself to go out. She's convinced by her friends. We see their night out and conversation told through emojis.
When humans are trying to kill you and your traveling companion has a scary killer monster insider her, seeing another familiar face is always a good thing--even if they're a talking cat with two tails.
Best Punch in Space
Vandal Savage has been causing major problems for Superman lately. With his powers pretty much back, Superman gives a powered up Vandal a nice big punch as they're fighting out in space.
Best Street Corner
Clark, Lois, and Jimmy are at a cafe. Check out the name of the two streets. They're named after Superman's creators.
Best Comment on Brooding Superheroes
There was a period in comics when most superheroes were dark and brooding. Spider-Man wore a black suit that was really an alien symbiote. It ended up making him a little angry and tried taking over is body completely. Not sure what the other heroes' excuses were.
Best Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reference
Remember when Finn told Han Solo they could just use the Force to figure out how to destroy the Starkiller base? Crystal makes a similar suggestion unknowingly to Spider-Man about his Spider-Sense.
Best Reason to Keep Knives in Your Bathroom
What can you do when a creepy guy comes knocking and claims to be your long time physician? With the things Chloe Pierce has seen, she manages to excuse herself to the bathroom and stabs this thing with a couple knives. Unfortunately, it didn't do too much damage.
Best or Worst Shot With an Arrow
For Deadpool, getting shot by an arrow isn't a big deal. He had a bunch sticking out of his back. When one shoots his nose off, things start to get a little uncomfortable.
Best Place for Super-Villains to Communicate With Each Other
Where do super-villains talk to each other? Message boards. Isn't that where all evil people gather?
Best Sign Maybe You've Had too Much to Drink
If you're at a pub and you see a drink floating, drinking itself, maybe you've had too much. In the situation here, the floating was the result of being drank by someone with an invisibility amulet. Seeing the person drinking would have been much more disturbing than seeing a floating beer.
Best Superpower Description
Sometimes the best way to describe your superpowers is as simple as possible.
Best Double Punch
Sometimes two fists are better than one.
Best Blocking of two Fists
We just talked about punching, but sometimes, fighting isn't the answer. Black Bolt manages to stop two big brutes from punching each other in his club.
Best Lovecraft Monster/Watchmen Reference
As the definitive origin of Martian Manhunter is revealed, we see a familiar-looking creature.
Best Say Anything Reference
Have you seen the movie Say Anything with John Cusack? If so, you'll remember the iconic scene where he tries wooing a girl by playing "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel on a boom box held over his head. Pokey is trying to the same thing with a can that just moved into the neighborhood.
That's it this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. Special thanks to @Bamz2Bluntz, @ploiken, and @Mrnoital for their 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.
Be sure to always look for the best stuff and always be sure to use an iPod and speakers instead of a boom box when trying to woo someone. Holding a giant stereo over your head the length of an entire song could make your arms sore later.