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 thing I remember from the V miniseries (the original one) is that the human "masks" we're smaller than the reptilian heads they were supposedly covering.

Vibe and Vibro

The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace. Far from my favorite Doom Patrol enemy.

Validus.

Okay, I'm cheating a bit here:

As I said before, Superboy #203 (Au'74) was my first Legion book and Validus was portrayed as nearly unstoppable! I just realized that he was there for two Legionnaire deaths and actually causing one!

A couple of Volcanoes.

The Volcano and the Vision!

Vanguard.

The Ventriloquist and his friend Scarface.

Comics are so varied....

A trio of Vixen covers: her unpublished first issue, her "true" first appearance in Action Comics #521 and when she joined Justice League Detroit as Lady Wolverine!

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