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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So, we're in page 700 of this thread!  Well done us! Here's our first Hindi cover of the month.

That's an intriguing cover. It makes me want to know who they all are.

The bird-winged guy is in the box on the upper left, so I think he's the star.

From Italy

So, what's the theme for next month again?

Angel and the Ape #3, from France

Last from me for December, Conan #1 from Spain

I’m going to end the month with a foreign reprint (foreign relative to the country of origin). From the United States a reprint of Nigeria’s Powerman.  He was renamed Powerbolt.  That probably kept Marvel’s lawyers from pouncing.  (Of course, many other comics fit this scenario, e.g., manga, Jugde Dredd).

For January I have 31 covers with playing cards ready to go.  It will be interesting to see how far into the month I can get with those.  They aren’t from the usual suspects (e.g., Batman/Joker, Gambit, Jack of Hearts)  so we’ll see how long they last.

I'll end the month with an odd one... Spider-Man with a gun!

I've chosen a Norwegian comic for my final contribution of the year.  It's actually two translations in one, as the cover of Lynet #3 (March 1967) includes a copy of the cover of Lynet #5, two issues later.

Here's the original, The Flash #161 (May 1966), which includes a copy of the cover of The Flash #159.  This was two issues earlier, not "last issue" as #161 claims.

And why did I choose this as my last cover for 2019?  Because the title of the cover story is (almost) "The Mirror With 2020 Vision".

I'm not trying to suggest anyone have a grimm New Year-- I just thought this was a pretty nifty card cover to deal out first:

Egads, it’s still technically December for me and I’m already down to 30 playing card covers.

Dave Palmer said:

For January I have 31 covers with playing cards ready to go.  It will be interesting to see how far into the month I can get with those.  They aren’t from the usual suspects (e.g., Batman/Joker, Gambit, Jack of Hearts)  so we’ll see how long they last.

Officially 2020 here in Nebraska.  Happy New Year everyone.

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