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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I'd like to thank the academy, and the numeral system...



Peter Wrexham said:

Congratulations, J.D!  You've just made the 7200th post on this discussion (and this is presumably post #7201).

A new and improved Betty and Veronica

Even with the new and improved look, Jughead's whoopee cap still looks like a crown.

Also, that seabird has been drinking.

Richard Willis said:

A new and improved Betty and Veronica

New versus old - it seems that both versions of Betty & Veronica spent lots of time on the beach.

Is this one version 1 or version 2?

The DNAgents demonstrate the popular beach pastime of building a human pyramid.

Sabrina on her way to the beach:

Donald and his nephews at the beach

Way to make a new friend, Kal!!

Philip Portelli said:

Way to make a new friend, Kal!!

So, does that cover form any part of the backstory to this one?

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