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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Here's another cover inspired by "Crisis on Earth-One"

This online creation parodies both a well-known cover and, well....

Though not a cover homage, the character detail from Avengers #24 was used as a computer screenshot in the Comic Action Heroes: Superman's Fortress of Solitude playset from the late 70s. They replaced Captain America with Superman, using his cape as a shield but kept Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Scarlet witch intact  instead of altering or, at least, recoloring them to resemble Green Arrow, Flash and Wonder Woman!

Magnus #7 is an homage to something, but I'm not sure what. I thought it was Dr. Solar #1, but they're not really all that close. anybody know what Magnus 37 is a tribute to?

Two comical homages to Amazing Spider-Man #121

Another Kerry Callen from me.  The many faces of Ghost Rider.

And from "Super-Team Family, Superman meets Popeye.

I'd love to read the "Brainiac Meets Bluto" story!

And the team-up I dreamed of in the late 60s - The Beatles meet The Thing - and some blue meanies.

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Magnus #7 is an homage to something, but I'm not sure what. I thought it was Dr. Solar #1, but they're not really all that close. anybody know what Magnus #7 is a tribute to?

Well, it reminds me of the Charles Atlas ads ("The cosmic accident that made a man out of Magnus")!

A Spawn homage to a classic Hulk cover

Big Bang vs 1963?



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