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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Number 1 of Charlton's Secret Romance

Kirk, Spock and the crew find a haunted house...in space!

Marvel's Star Trek was a weird book!

What? Another one?

Philip Portelli said:

Kirk, Spock and the crew find a haunted house...in space!

Marvel's Star Trek was a weird book!

Nothing new for the Enterprise crew.



Peter Wrexham said:

What? Another one?

Philip Portelli said:

Kirk, Spock and the crew find a haunted house...in space!

Marvel's Star Trek was a weird book!

You don't often see a werewolf ghost

Supernaturally, EC makes an appearance:

In that Crypt cover, it rather appears as though the Chipmunks have become human and wandered into the wrong graveyard...

Okay, so Kirk, Spock and the rest encountered haunted houses and asteroids.  But I'll bet that a more serious SF character - Judge Dredd, say - wouldn't demean himself by dealing with anything so ridiculous.

Oh.

If Casper is in a house, is it then by definition haunted?

Clark Kent discovers that this house is haunted by himself!

I'm surprised that the Code approved his carrying his severed head. They were nothing if not inconsistent.

Philip Portelli said:

Clark Kent discovers that this house is haunted by himself!

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