There’s a crazy amount of comics released each week. Here’s a look at some of the strangest, coolest, and funniest things you might have missed in last week’s comics. These examples should give you more of a reason to pick up these titles at your local comic shop. You can also find more current and past examples on the Best Stuff Instagram page.
There may be some minor spoilers below.
Infinity Wars #1
Best Kiss Goodbye
Gamora is going through some things lately. Part of her has been trapped in the Soul Gem and she wants to use the Infinity Stone Star-Lord has to get it back. He knows that’s a bad idea. With the team going their separate ways, Gamora gives Peter one last kiss goodbye.
Harley Quinn #47
Best Follow Up To The Phrase “Darkseid Is.”
Granny Goodness thought it would be a good idea to bring Harley Quinn to Apokolips to become one of the Furies. Obviously, Harley has been causing nothing but trouble. Because everyone there is bananas for Darkseid, they’re always saying “Darkseid is,” as an expression of respect and complete adoration. Harley adds her own twist to it.
Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider #22
Best Big Bang Theory Reference
Ben Reilly is knocking on the door of a strange house. He decides to do it in the OCD-induced way Sheldon Cooper does on the sit-com, The Big Bang Theory.
Injustice 2 #69
Best Example We All Silently Scream Inside At Times
The Suicide Squad is roaming through the sewers of Gorilla City, looking for Killer Croc. Man-Bat explains how he uses echolocation to silently scream at things. It seems Katana silently screams inside as well.
Best Proposal This Week
Killer Croc decides it’s time to propose to Orca. He takes her away from the prying, but encouraging, eyes of the Suicide Squad to pop the big question.
Best Use Of The Nintendo Cartridge Method Of Fixing Things
There is a major intergalactic threat on Earth. Deadpool is the only one able to stop it with a device in his possession. When he tries using it and it doesn’t work, he does what many of us did, back in the day with our old Nintendo cartridges, he blows on it.
Cosmic Ghost Rider #2
Best Reason Not To Bring Kids To Bars
Frank Castle, aka Cosmic Ghost Rider, set out on a mission to travel back in time and kill Baby Thanos. He couldn’t bring himself to do it and instead takes him with him. Traveling to a planet that’s about to be destroyed, Frank passes the time waiting to talk to an old “friend” in a bar. This may not be the best place for Baby Thanos.
Curse Of The Brimstone #5
Best Reason Kids Can Easily Become Super-Creepy
Joe and Annie are continuing their pursuit of the evil Salesman by using his ledger. Arriving at another town devastated by his sketchy bargains, they find all the adults are missing. The only people in residence are a bunch of creepy kids. Joe doesn’t want to use the power of Brimstone to stop them since they are kids. Unfortunately, they don’t mind using their deadly powers against Joe and Annie.
Immortal Hulk #4
Best Reminder Why Hulk Usually Always Has Purple Pants
This isn’t a new piece of information. It has been revealed in the past that Bruce Banner subscribed to Einstein’s wardrobe approach of only possessing several of the same style of clothing. For some particular reason, Banner believed purple pants would be the pinnacle of fashion.
Ant-Man And The Wasp #4
Best Recap of What Wasp Has Done Since Her First Appearance
In case you aren’t too familiar with the new Wasp, Nadia Pym, she nervously explains everything she’s done lately when it seems she’s found herself in front of her thought-to-be-deceased father.
Best Truth About How Fathers See Their Daughters
Nadia believed she needed to impress her father. Scott Lang comforts her and explains that is not necessary. Fathers will love their daughters for who they are, not what they do.
Mister Miracle #10
Best Scene Of Domestic Bliss
Scott Free and Big Barda may be the best couple in the DC Universe. They’ve gone through a lot. They’re currently fighting a raging war against Darkseid while also trying to raise their newborn son. Despite all the craziness, they manage to find some time to just enjoy each other’s company.
That’s it for this week. Be sure to pick up these comics at your local comic shop, if you haven’t already if any of these moments strikes your fancy.