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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DC Special #15 (D'71), the all Golden Age Plastic Man issue, was one of the earliest books I hunted for when I went from a comic book reader to a comic book collector. It took me a few years and I paid $3 for it! 

My first (of three) ATLAS cover of the month.

Paste-Pot Pete and his "unbeatable super weapon"

I'll see your Paste-Pot Pete and raise you the Purple Pile-Driver! 

(Yes, I know it's not on the cover but that's his full name!)

Police Comics in the 40s/50s obviously featured Plastic Man, but there were other Police comics. Here's Police Trap #5 dated July 1955, published by Charlton.  The one and only Kirby not only pencilled but also inked this fabulous cover.

Also from 1955, here's Penalty #47, published by Ace. Cover art and inks were by Ken Rice.

A classic.

Yeah, I liked that cover myself, when I posted it this morning. ;)

Steve W said:

Police Comics in the 40s/50s obviously featured Plastic Man, but there were other Police comics. Here's Police Trap #5 dated July 1955, published by Charlton.  The one and only Kirby not only pencilled but also inked this fabulous cover.

Another day, another Phantom.

Comic Book Plus's page on the issue suggests it was inspired by a TV series about Mosby's Raiders called The Gray Ghost.

Proty and the Legion of Super-Pets.

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