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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Another "Undertaker."

Mlle. Marie of the French Underground (Resistance)

Ultraforce (and the Ultraverse).

I especially liked this title after the Black Knight crossed over from the MU and became their leader.

The Invaders from the Underground World

The World Below

“Six adventurers descend to a vast Underground world to bring back technology worth a fortune!”

Good science/fantasy series by Paul Chadwick, creator of Concrete.

Aztek the Ultimate Man!

I posted these two covers for Infrared; now it’s Ultraviolet’s turn.

Here's an "Ultron" no one has used yet to get the day started.

Looks like it’s time to start clearing out my “U” file.  Some more 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea covers.

And for comparison and contrast:

Avengers: Under Siege!

Missed one, Dave. (The art on this one is absolutely wonderful.)

Jeff of Earth-J,


Is this the same work as this one from Dark Horse?  

Jeff of Earth-J said:

Missed one, Dave. (The art on this one is absolutely wonderful.)

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