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Best Stuff in Comics This Week: 7-11-16

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 of the strange and wacky things that shouldn't be overlooked from this week's releases.

There may be some tiny spoilers ahead.

Batman #2

Best Explanation for Batman's Impossible Feats

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Whenever Batman pays Commissioner Gordon a visit, he tends to simply disappear when he feels it's time to leave. Jim has never figured out how he can leave in such a stealthy manner and has since given up trying to figure it out. When two new super-powered heroes experience Batman's exit, they use all their superhuman senses to try to find him. Gordon has the best explanation as to how Batman can do the impossible.

The Amazing Spider-Man #15

Best Use of an Old Spider-Man Costume

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Spider-Man, Iron Man, and pretty much all the other heroes have been defeated and captured by Regent. Mary Jane, Peter Parker's ex, digs out the old Iron Spider costume and puts it on to join in on the fight. She had some web-slinging experience during the Spider-Island story arc and does a pretty good job in the suit.

Future Quest #2

Best Meeting of Two Animated Properties

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Future Quest features several Hanna-Barbera characters. They've been brought together to face an evil threat. It's being done in a way that makes it feel these characters could all exist in the same universe. Seeing Jonny Quest meet Space Ghost was a fantastic moment.

Moon Knight #4

Strangest Sight in a Public Restroom

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Marc Spector's life has been turned upside down. He found himself in an insane asylum and was told his memories of being Moon Knight were all a delusion. He managed to escape but still sees visions of Khonshu, the Egyptian god. Seeing him sitting on the toilet would make anyone question their sanity.

Note: Hawkeye has been in this bathroom before as seen by the graffiti on the wall.

Superman #2

Best Use of a Shirt Found at a Second Hand Store

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Superman takes his son, Jon, out with him to investigate an incident. When things get out of hand, Superman instructs his son to use his heat vision. Jon chooses this moment to show off his new t-shirt.

Best Family Moment

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Superman, Lois, and Jon take a moment to say goodbye to a friend. If only there was someone to take a picture to capture this moment. Then again, that might be a little tricky to explain to anyone that happened to see it.

Deadpool v. Gambit #2

Best Description of Deadpool's Face

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Deadpool and Gambit are teaming up and have to go undercover. Gambit's a little concerned people will notice Deadpool if he takes his mask off.

Best Uncle Scrooge Impression

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When Deadpool sees how much money they'll get for this caper, his mind wanders and he imagines what life will be like.

The Fix #4

Best Dog Wedding

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A lot of people pair up dogs as pets. Not many will go that extra step to hold a dog wedding for them.

Worst Place to Get Bit by a Dog

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Let's be honest, no one wants to get attacked by a dog. If you do get bit, and you're a dude, there's one place you absolutely do not want it to happen.

Justice League: Rebirth #1

Best Place to Teleport Alien-Infected People

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New York is being attacked by a giant alien being and is infecting everyone. It turns out Cyborg decided the best place to teleport the infected was to New Jersey.

Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic #1

Best Revelation About the Punisher and Star Wars

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Someone is blackmailing several heroes. As their darkest secrets are revealed, we find out what the Punisher's is. It turns out he had some emotions during Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The Flintstones #1

Best Prehistoric Retail Shops

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In the new Flintstones comic, we get a look at some of the shops in Bedrock. Looks like there's something for everyone.

Worst Prehistoric Critter to Have as a Butler

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Mr. Slate is throwing a pretty epic hot tub party. He wants everyone to try out a new thing called "ice cream." Unfortunately, the way it's served ruins things.

Invincible Iron Man #11

Best Group of Friends to Have as Back-Up

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Tony Stark has been deep undercover, and the world believed he was missing or dead. Once they discover where he is, they rally to save him even though he didn't want their help. Either way, it's a pretty epic save.

Aquaman #2

Best Way to Remove an Impaled Spear

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Aquaman has been shot by Black Manta. Having a big steel spike in his shoulder, he figures the best way to remove it is by slamming himself against a wall and pulling forward. Ouch.

Spider-Woman #9

Best Reason to Avoid Eating Meat

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Spider-Woman is investigating a recent influx of Wendigos in Canada. The way you turn into one is if you eat human flesh while on Canadian soil. Jessica's partner, Roger, discovers the secret behind a suspicious ski resort. It's pretty gross.

That's it this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. Thanks to @thevinomonster for his suggestion. 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 be fully aware what you're eating when dining out. It could be pretty gross if you're not careful.