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 Aquaman Isn't Lame
We recently looked at some of the reasons people assume Aquaman is a lame character. You can check out our video evidence here. In this week's issue, Aquaman and Mera are fighting the military over a misunderstanding. Superman arrives to calm things down and witnesses Aquaman's might first hand.
Deadpool doesn't always think before he speaks. He jokingly mentions a nickname that could give others the wrong idea. Then again, perhaps the nickname does give the right idea about how quickly Wade does some things.
Best Reason Why You Don't See Batman Hiding in Trees
Gotham Girl is having a slight breakdown over the loss of her brother. She's still speaking to him and brings up a great point about why you don't see Batman in trees. After all, he is good at pretty much everything.
As cold and distant as Batman appears, he can show emotions at time. This isn't the first time he's won the Best Hug category. Here, he's giving Gotham Girl some much needed comfort.
Best Flying Takedown
Best Creepy New Villain
Daredevil is hunting down a new serial killer. He comes across this creepy-looking guy on a rooftop. He doesn't say or do much here but makes an interesting first impression.
Superman and his son, Jon, have been fighting the Eradicator. The Kryptonian artifact designed to protect the purity of their home planet decided Jon needs to be purged since his mother is an Earthling. Towards the end of the battle, we the return of Krypto, the Superdog.
Superman decides it's time to introduce his super-powered son to Batman and Wonder Woman. Jon's powers are still developing, but he's shown great promise. This is Superman's way of accepting the role his son will play in the world and superhero community.
Set during the beginning of Spider-Man's crime-fighting career, Spider-Man is still trying to accept the lack of respect he gets from J. Jonah Jameson and most of the public. Running into Captain America, the two team-up and take down M.O.D.O.K. in a great action sequence.
Best Pac-Man Reference
Nightwing and his partner, Raptor, are helping some captives escape. Working their way through a maze, Raptor mentions knowing how Pac-Man must feel.
Best Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reference
What the heck is a Tsum Tsum? In the Marvel Universe, they're actually aliens that take on the form of what they witness. A bunch watched an Avengers battle on TV and took on their forms. When a crook managed to steal one, he decides placing it in front of the TV would help it to learn the language. Sadly, the Tsum Tsum does not take on the form of Will Smith after watching his sitcom.
Worst School Bus
There are some surprising advances in technology during the Flintstones' prehistoric era. The fact that they have televisions among other things is impressive. What is not impressive is how the school bus operates. We've all seen Fred "driving around with bald feet," and it appears the school children have to do the same thing. It would seem missing the bus wouldn't be too big of a deal.
Best Look of Despair
Tony Stark has suffered a lot lately. He's lost his best friend, his company and personal life have been attacked, and he even had his girlfriend break things off with him. When Mary Jane tries talking to Stark, he looks at her with so much despair and sadness on his face.
Worst Thing to Hear a Member of the Justice League Say
The Justice League are fighting a major attack that could destroy Earth. When Cyborg gets some answers about what's going on, what he says isn't very reassuring.
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 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 look around carefully when walking by trees. You never know if Batman is hiding in one since he's so good at it.