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 Invisible Destroyer: a villain that I never saw! (Sorry!) He never appeared in the Bronze Age yet still made it into Who's Who!

Doesn't wearing a visible costume sort of counteract the advantages of being invisible?

Ice Age on the World of Magic the Gathering

X-Men #47 featuring the Beast and Iceman!

My last one for July, Marvel Icons (from France).

And the last posting from me for July is ICEMAN #1, a 4 issue limited series, this one issued in December 1984.

My last "I" is the Iron Major, the arch-enemy of Sgt. Rock!

I don't think I got my Sgt. Fury "I" in this month, so here's Pvt. Izzy Cohen being rescued by the crew from that other Marvel Silver Age war comic.

Hoy

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