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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This month's "company" cover: Continuity Comics.

Strange Adventures #9 featuring the origin of CAPTAIN COMET!  Art by Carmine Infantino.

Charlton's Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt. The inspiration for Ozymandias of Watchmen.

Captain Carrot & His Amazing Zoo Crew!

Cobalt Man

I'm having internet problems. I won't be able to post any covers for a couple of days. Arrgh!

Sorry to hear that Richard. Hopefully we'll see something from you soon.

While covering the letter "C" it would be remiss of us not to devote some time and space to the late, great NICK CARDY (1920 - 2013). Of course, I posted some BATLASH covers last month, but Cardy was far more versatile than that.  As well as Aquaman, Flash and Teen Titans, he also very ably drew beautiful woman as evidenced here, on the cover of Falling in Love #119.

He also drew the cover to this wonderful Super DC Giant #17 (1970).

C is for...Cave Carson!


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