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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Neutro.  Maybe not "the most astounding super hero of all."  But Dell almost was on to something -- giant robot(s) years before they transformed pop culture (sorry about that).

I'll see your Neutro and raise you a Nitro.

I'll come back with a Nuro.

It's on! Neutron.



I'll take your Nuklo and raise you a Nightwing - except that stupid Olsen gets it wrong on the cover and calls Supes "Nightbird"!

I'll see your Nightbird, uh Nightwing and raise you Nighthawk, who left the Squadron Sinister to join the Defenders! He went from battling Captain America for the Grandmaster and trying to ruin Daredevil to becoming a hero that no one wanted!

He also went from a third-rate Batman ripoff/parody/homage to a second-rate Hawkman those things! And Marvel already had the Angel, the Falcon, Red Raven, Vulture, Griffin, etc.!

Two final "Neutrons" I found and I'm calling it a day.

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