Wish I knew this when I was young. Of course, we did not have microwaves then.
Leave the husks on.
Remember: 2, 4, 6, 8! That is how many minutes to microwave if there are 1, 2, 3 or 4 ears.
After microwaving, wrap in a dish towel and leave for 5 minutes.
Then, cut off the stem ends, grab hold of the silks and husk at the top and just slide the corn on the cob out.