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    Default Favorite single issue stories

    I'll start: Tom Strong #1-2 and DV8 #3 written by Warren Ellils.
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    Superman: For the Animals was a 16 page PSA comic that is about Superman reading a letter from a kid who stands up to another kid who kills animals because he was inspired by Superman who only appears in 3 pages.

    The Marvel UK Transformers series toward the end had a series of stories collectively called as Earthforce which featured a lot of single stories (some good, some stupid, and some just plain awful) as well as some 2-4 part stories, I guess my favorite would be "The Bad Guy's Ball" which has the Decepticons factions (they had split into factions one led by Megatron and Shockwave who fought each other and the Autobot Earthforce) trying to have a party to reunite the Decepticons and the Autobots have to secretly crashing the party.
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    Captain America vol. 3 #18 - After repeatedly being killed by Korvac, Captain America inspires Korvac's aid Primax to rebel
    Batman Adventures vol. 2 #5 - Batman battles Deadshot in a fun action romp
    Manhattan Guardian #3 - Guardian is dropped into a Jurassic Park satire on the real world
    Star Wars Republic #78 - The series in a nutshell where an Imperial soldier is forced to choose between the system and family
    Tom Strong #21 - The whole Tom Stone arc is excellent and I like the formation of Stone's version of the Justice League
    Batman/Superman Generations vol. 2 #2 - Dick Grayson's ghost is trapped by his past
    Batman Incorporated #7 - Batman meets his Native American counterparts and their struggles on a reservation

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    My choice would be...

    "This Man... This Monster!"
    (Fantastic Four, Vol.1 #51)
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    Not saying these are "THE BEST"... but some that pop out in my head without doing too much research:

    -Batman: Shadow of the Bat #5 (1992). Focuses on the Black-Spider in what was (for awhile) his last appearance.

    -G.I. Joe #155 (1994). Last issue of the Marvel series and a quality way to once again touch on the recurring theme of battlefield comaraderie.

    -Captain America (vol. 1) #280- a decent story with Cap and the Scarecrow

    -Jonah Hex, the 2005-ish series, had a lot of self-contained single-issue stories. Most ended with a little twist that involved someone croaking.

    -If you want a quick, fun, read, usually a random issue of the various 70's/80's team-up titles work. Marvel Team-up, Marvel Two-in-One, DC Comics Presents or Brave & The Bold.

    -This is cheating, but I consider Amazing Fantasy #15 (Spidey's origin) to be the best single comic story of all-time. It has everything you need. Action, drama, pathos and is surprisingly realistic. If my nerdy teenaged self suddenly got super-powers, I would've absolutely wanted to be a wrestler, be on TV, and make loads of cash. Screw the rest of the world.

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    100 Bullets #27 - "Idol Chatter"
    Animal Man #6 - "The Coyote Gospel"
    Cable & Deadpool #19 - "Why, When I Was Your Age..."
    Captain America vol. 5 #7 - "The Lonesome Death of Jack Monroe"
    Captain Marvel vol. 8 #15 - "The Next Right Thing"
    Ex Machina #50 - "Vice"
    Grayson: Futures End #1 - "Only a Place For Dying"
    Immortal Hulk #25 - "Breaker of Worlds"
    Incredible Hulk #335 - "The Evil That Men Do"
    John Constantine: Hellblazer #6 - "Quiet"
    The Manhattan Projects #11
    The Multiversity: Pax Americana
    Saga of the Swamp Thing #21 - "The Anatomy Lesson"
    Sensational Spider-Man vol. 2 Annual #1 - "To Have and to Hold"
    Sheriff of Babylon #5 - "From the Cradle"
    Superman Annual #11 - "For the Man Who Has Everything"
    Swamp Thing vol. 2 #60 - "Loving the Alien"
    Sweet Tooth #40 - "Home Sweet Home"
    X-Men Legacy vol. 2 #9 - "Judgment of Diana"
    Y: The Last Man #60 - "Alas..."
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