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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Another tied elephant trunk

Donald and Bugs both like elephants

Has anyone read these? I understand they're pretty good "all ages" fare, suitable for kids:

A couple of somewhat obscure comics.

Let’s see what else we can find from Harvey.




Most comic adaptations of The Jungle Book don't focus on the elephants!

Here's a couple more mammoths:



Looks more as if the focus of this version is on Mowgli's manspreading!

Philip Portelli said:

Most comic adaptations of The Jungle Book don't focus on the elephants!

Here's a kids' comic from Brazil, which raises a question.  Do they often need to weigh a whale in this farmácia?

A couple of covers from Judy, a British girls' comic.


Peter Wrexham said:

A couple of covers from Judy, a British girls' comic.

Now I want to know what circumstances led to "Annabel" crossing the Arctic wastes on an elephant. I think that's...

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