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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The weather's just turned really hot here in the UK, so a nice cold drink would be very welcome...

Other cold drinks are also available.

Spidey thinks both fourth-dimensionally and metaphysically! 

I really like this pre-Moon Girl cover of Devil Dinosaur because of the body language.


If I ever encountered dinosaurs, I'd certainly consider it My Greatest Adventure!

More Batman and Supes from me. It seems that the supply is inexhaustible!

and - ps - another very flimsy time machine...

We could definitely have a whole sub-genre this month of Strange Adventures covers.

Those are some odd-looking dinosaurs!

A telepathic, genetically-engineered dinosaur from the future is still a dinosaur.

Steve W said:

We could definitely have a whole sub-genre this month of Strange Adventures covers.

"I've travelled a million years from the future to stop myself from becoming immortal -- but I'm too late!"

Dude, you've got a freaking Time Machine!  How can you possibly be "too late"??

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