Ok, how about this for an idea.  We take it in turns to post a favourite (British spelling) comic cover every day.  This went really well on the comic fan website that I used to frequent.  What we tried to do was find a theme or subject and follow that, until we all got bored with that theme.  I'd like to propose a theme of letters of the alphabet. So, for the remainder of October (only 5 days) and all of November, we post comic cover pictures associated with the letter "A".  Then in December, we post covers pertaining to the letter "B".  The association to the letter can be as tenuous as you want it to be. For example I could post a cover from "Adventure Comics" or "Amazing Spider Man".  However Spider Man covers can also be posted when we're on the letter "S".  Adventure Comic covers could also be posted when we're on the letter "L" if they depict the Legion of Super Heroes.  So, no real hard, fast rules - in fact the cleverer the interpretation of the letter, the better, as far as I'm concerned.

And it's not written in stone that we have to post a cover every day. There may be some days when no cover gets posted. There's nothing wrong with this, it just demonstrates that we all have lives to lead.

If everyone's in agreement I'd like to kick this off with one of my favourite Action Comic covers, from January 1967. Curt Swan really excelled himself here.

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"Kids! Play nice in the cemetery! Don't make a mess!"

What ace covers! What a great choice this was for October.

Two covers where the haunted house takes a background position to three witches in the foreground.  Both sets of witches appear to consist of the standard threesome of mother, crone and maid, too!

In the cemetery looking out

Three from Tales from the Crypt

Another traditional haunted house, by Jack Sparling:

You’d think Jimmy would be good for a haunted house or two, but unless I missed some this is about it.

If they're that afraid you would think they would get over the fence, which looks like less than six feet high.

Steve W said:

"If they're that afraid you would think they would get over the fence, which looks like less than six feet high."

Perhaps they're so confused by the perspective (which enabled the man to place his head in front of one bar and behind the next one), that they never thought of climbing the fence.

Here are two characters whose graves I never expected to see.

The title of the book gives it away!

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