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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Planet X is a very busy place.

Planet got so crowded that they had to go to....Dimension X!!

Another New X-Men

Two more Dimension X covers

Two unusual, nice covers from All-New X-Men

Two more Planet X comics, although it isn’t mentioned on the covers.  First we have Magnus, Robot Fighter #3 which featured “Giant from Planet X”.  It was reprinted in Vintage Magnus #2.  Then Adventures of the Fly #22, which included the 12 page story “The Practical Joker from Planet X.”  Of course, one can understand that whenever you have the opportunity to put a gorilla on the cover that that is always the go to, especially when it is a Monster Gorilla!

One of my favorite X-Men series in recent years (“recent” as in “14 years ago”).

Action Comics #278 (Jl'61) had Perry White get possessed by a plant-alien named Xasnu which gave the super-powers of Master-Man and nearly defeated Superman until Supergirl showed up and KILLED Xasnu with White Kryptonite! 

Then they never mentioned it again!

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