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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Here comes the Gas Gang!

Another kind of gang

Green Arrow #1 from May 1983.

I still consider it amazing that it took the Emerald Archer that long to get a solo book and it was only a mini-series! That didn't get him an ongoing!

Another blond archer, in the old West!

I read this one just last night.

Flash vs the Gauntlet of Super-villains

World's Finest Comics #239 (Jl'76): I considered this an anomaly at the time and still do today. During this period, they would add a third hero to the mix like Deadman, Metamorpho or the Atom.

But Gold? By himself? I never saw a Metal Man without the others, before or since! 

Gerald McBoing Boing and the Nearsighted Mr. Magoo #1 (August-October 1952)

World War Stories #2 (1965). "Gallipoli" with art by Sam Glanzman.

What was it with the Silver-age and half-baked monsters starting with "G"? They were everywhere!

Here's Charlton with GORGO (#7, June 1962), cover art: pencils: Joe Sinnott | inks: Vince Colletta.

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