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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Great cover to that Sinister House of Secret Love, but my real love was for ol' Howie -- HTD #4 was the first issue I saw and I was intrigued enough to check it out and in short order Howard the Duck became one of my favorite comics.

Sinistro, Boy Fiend

Shhh...! It's a secret.

Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes was a three-issue mini-series cover-dated January to March 1981. And if any team needed a mini just to do its roll call, it's the Legion!

Still I always felt that it seemed kind of rushed and its big reveal made little sense, though it got more convoluted Post-Crisis!

The mini coincided with Legion of Super-Heroes #271-#273. I suppose it was a follow-up to The Untold Legend of the Batman, but was the parent title selling well at that point?

The Legion was always one of DC's best-sellers in the late 70s and 80s which was why they pushed Superboy out of what was once his own book, getting this mini and becoming a Baxter book like The New Titans.

Luke Blanchard said:

The mini coincided with Legion of Super-Heroes #271-#273. I suppose it was a follow-up to The Untold Legend of the Batman, but was the parent title selling well at that point?

Philip Portelli said:

The Legion was always one of DC's best-sellers in the late 70s and 80s which was why they pushed Superboy out of what was once his own book, getting this mini and becoming a Baxter book like The New Titans.

The Levitz/Giffen run was a smash success, but were sales strong between Grell and Giffen? My take on the title was its quality went down in the later 1970s, so I've never read most of the stories from 1980-81.

The Legion as a concept was a Bronze Age success story. From being a back-up in Action Comics, it was revitalized by Dave Cockrum in Superboy, sharing the title with #197, then having the name officially changed to Superboy And the Legion of Super-Heroes in #231 and then getting retitled Legion of Super-Heroes in #259.

They had a reprint tabloid, a brand-new tabloid (the wedding of Lightning Lad & Saturn Girl), saw Karate Kid get his own book, get several new members, team with the JLA and JSA in Justice League of America #247-248 (something the Teen Titans never got!) and have thirteen volumes in its Archive series plus the two SLSH hardcovers!

The Secret Society of Super-Villains

Son of Satan #1 (D'75). A book that couldn't be made now by Marvel. Actually I'm shocked that it was made then!

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