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Best Stuff in Comics This Week: 9-5-16

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

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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.

Amazing Spider-Man #17

Best Pokemon Go Reference

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Prowler is investigating a mysterious new organization. One thing he discovers is the guards are big on Pokemon Go. He even uses it to distract one later.

Suicide Squad: War Crimes #1

Best Reason to be Australian

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Whenever you hear an Australian accent, your ears immediately perk up. Every so often you'll hear a new word or phrase. It turns out Australians can just make up words, and the rest of us will be none the wiser.

Rocket Raccoon and Groot #8

Best Revelation About Why Guys Spend so Much Time in the Bathroom

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What do guys do when they spend so much time in the bathroom? For those wondering, it's to access a secret communications room hidden behind the shower.

Best Reason Not to Generalize or Make Stereotypes

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Rocket and Groot are looking for a guy and make stereotype about rednecks. It turns out they were right but generalizing and profiling can sometimes hurt.

Gotham Academy Annual #1

Worst Welcome Greeting

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It's a nice feeling when you go to a new place and someone offers a warm welcome. Unfortunately for the Gotham Academy kids, they run into this guy, and his welcome kind of sucks. No one wants to go to their doom.

All-New Wolverine Annual #1

Best Reason to Wear a Mask

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Obviously, there's only one real reason to wear a mask: to protect your secret identity. Laura (Wolverine) and Gabby recently were given a real wolverine. Gabby decided to name him Jonathan and feels even he should protect his secret identity.

Strangest Team-Up

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We've seen many superhero team-ups over the years. This one was different. Gwen and Laura found themselves in each other body. It was a surprise and took some time to get used to each other's special abilities.

Earth-2 Society Annual #1

Best Pep Talk

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Life on Earth-2 has been nuts. Losing your planet and trying to adjust to a new one after a large number of people relocated could be difficult. Trying to live up to the legacy of a fallen superhero isn't an easy thing either. Sometimes the easiest thing is to just "be Batman." Maybe ask yourself, "What would Batman do?"

Best Hug

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We often see really great hugs in comics each week. Here, you can see the feeling conveyed in a deep embrace. Don't be afraid to hug your loved ones.

Guardians of the Galaxy #11

Best Summation of the Current Marvel Comics Event

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Comic book events sometimes get a little convoluted. The Guardians of the Galaxy are about to enter Civil War II. Kitty Pryde and Star-Lord manage to sum up the event in just a few words.

James Bond #9

Best Stop, Drop, and Roll

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If there's one guy that knows about safety, it's James Bond. In a darkened tunnel, a firefight breaks out, and Bond uses the procedure to easily pick off the bad guys.

Uncanny Avengers #13

Worst Pep Talk

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Hawkeye is incarcerated for killing a fellow Avenger. Deadpool breaks in to talk to Clint. He tries giving him a pep talk to make him feel better. Because it's Deadpool giving the pep talk, it's as bad as you would expect it to be. No one should be encouraged to kill more since killing is bad.

Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens #2

Best Reason to Always Obey the Law

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If you live in a world where Judge Dredd exists, you should know not to cross paths with him. He is the Law. If you try to disobey him, he's going to blow off your head.

Spider-Man #7

Best Reason Not to Fall Asleep in Class

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Obviously falling asleep in class is not a good idea. Besides missing the lesson, it's likely one of your friends will mess around with you. When Miles Morales falls asleep in class, he's rudely awaken when a ball of paper is flicked into his open mouth.

That's it this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. Thanks to @ploiken 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 get plenty of sleep before attending class. The last thing you want to do is swallow a piece of paper or yell out "Hulk!" in the middle of class. It'd be too embarrassing.