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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While the Flash may have been DC's "go to" guy team up wise before Superman got to flex his muscles between the World's Finest without Batman run and later DC Comics Presents (and as much as I wish otherwise, I won't be holding my breath waiting for DC to collect all those Silver Age Flash adventures) the Human Torch was Marvel's before Spidey got Marvel Team Up.

Then again, why not have the two kick off that new title?

(Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)

Your two ladies above reminded me of this pair...

And your two ladies remined me of these...



I know we're doing dynamic duos, but here's a titanic trio.



Jeff of Earth-J said:

And your two ladies remined me of these...

And this cover is going for the "we're no ladies" approach:

This is more of a "calamitous couple" than a "dynamic duo."

Peter Wrexham said:

Marvel produced several distinctly unusual dynamic duos in 2006/7.

Later Marvel dynamic duos that also feature Stan Lee.

Deadpool appears to be the only one of Stan's partners to show any kind of negative reaction to the team-up!

The Flash's team-ups from Super-Team Family!

Another "calamitous couple."

Like I said before, would love to see a Flash team up collection, but not holding my breath on DC coming through with such a volume.

Meanwhile... talk about unusual pairings...

Batman has been paired with the Joker at least once in the original Brave and the Bold that I can swear to, but I don't think Ben Grimm ever expected this match up!

Or does it not count because there's more than one member in the Gang? Judges?

(Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)

Since Stan Lee appearances are trending, here's his very first cover appearance along with Jack Kirby.

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