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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Steve W said:

Is this some kind of southern send-up that I don't get?

Judging by the title and covers, Ike was a hillbilly sports star. I think the joke here is he's going to need a nerve tonic to calm himself down because Dinah's about to work him up.

I'll start Friday off with this shot of "Big Daddy Odin."

I'll see your Oog and raise you Oom the Mighty!

He first appeared in the Spectre story of All Star Comics #3 in 1940 so of course, Roy Thomas revived the guy in 1985!

This was one of the few stories where the Earth-Two Batman played a major part.

What does happen when Oog lives again?

As near as I can tell, the original and the reprint are Oog's only appearances, so, apparently, not much happens.

Captain Comics said:

What does happen when Oog lives again?

Another "Origin" cover.

The Three Stoogies in Orbit

Orbit #2 with a cover inspired by Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks.

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