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The Best Stuff In Comics: 8-17-15

This is where we present to you, the other best stuff besides the best covers, best story arcs, and best jar of store-bought salsa.

We're back. Each week we take a look at the other Best Stuff you might have missed...this week.

There may be some teeny tiny spoilers below.


Best Reason You Should Not Drink All Kinds of Soda

In case you weren't aware, soda isn't necessarily good for you. It turns out, there are some kinds of soda you simply absolutely should not drink. Starfire discovers this the hard way.

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Best Name for a Pizza Place

Star-Lord and a Kitty Pryde (from a different reality) are about to get into a fight. They're at a pizza place with a clever name.

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Pizza My ❤️️. Here's a look at the logo:

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Note: I did discover there are some "Pizza My Heart" restaurants nearby. Perhaps I'll check one out sometime.


Best-Looking Portal Reflected in Eyeballs

She-Hulk found herself traveling through a portal to another domain on Battleworld. It sure is a pretty-looking portal.

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Best Reason to Carefully Think Your Custom Business Telephone Number

Roy Harper (Arsenal) decides it'd be good for him and Red Hood to advertise their services. He came up with an easy to remember number but perhaps he should have thought about it a little more.

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Best Attempt to Guess Who the Evil Villain is

Roy's advertising pays off...maybe. They meet with the go-between for a potential new client. It turns out the client might be on the evil side and they attempt to guess who it could be.

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Best Use of Sound FX

When it comes down to the fighting, there is no shortage on the sound fx in this issue.

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Best Indiction that Hercules Doesn’t Understand Women

Hercules...things aren't going too smoothly for him in the year 2099. We see him try to get some advice on women.

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Best-Worst Place to be When a Plan Comes Together

Has this ever happened to you? You're sitting around waiting and waiting. Maybe it's for a phone call. Maybe it's for the UPS/Fed-Ex guy to stop by. Just as the key moment in the big plan happens, Henry is taking care of a little business.

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Best Display of Brotherly Squabbling

Loki and Thor Odinson...they're like your typical siblings. One brother is always making jokes at the other's expense. When the new Thor and former Thor are together, Loki makes a point to be clear on his choice of words.

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Best Alternate Versions of Batman

Batman had an idea for a contingency plan should something ever happen to him. He believed there should always be a Batman. As Alfred discusses this plan with a certain visitor in the Batcave, we get to imagine some other possible future versions of Batman.

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Best New Take on the Fastball Special

If you've read X-Men comics, you're likely familiar with the Fastball Special. If not, check out the wiki page here. When Falcon Captain America is carrying Howard the Duck, Howard asks him to do a variation on the Fastball Special.

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That's it this week. Let us know in the comments below what other Best Stuff you dug this past week. Thanks to @Mrnoital for his suggestion on Twitter. If you want to participate or felt we missed some other Best Stuff, don't complain, 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 time transactions for the most opportune moment.