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'll bet I could do a month with "Power" covers alone.”

“Forget that… I’ll bet I could have a nice run of pairing ‘power’ with something else.”

Or I could flip it: “The [blank]… and the Power!”

The Pain --- and the Power

Oh, man, Richard! You anticipated me! (Good job.) No matter. I’ve got plenty left in mind.

“I'll bet I could do a month with "Power" covers alone.)”

“Forget that… I’ll bet I could have a nice run of pairing ‘power’ with something else.”

“Or I could flip it: ‘The [blank]… and the Power!’”

Now let’s try “The Power of…”

“The Pounding Power of Prince Namor!”

Jeff of Earth-J said:

Oh, man, Richard! You anticipated me! (Good job.) No matter. I’ve got plenty left in mind.

Hey, I've had to dump a few that I had lined up because you or someone else beat me to it. photo tongue.gif

Powerhouse Pepper

Professor Power: the X-Men villain who never appeared in X-Men!

The Prince and the Puppet

There aren’t that many Phantom of the Opera comic books, unlike Dracula or Frankenstein.  Plenty of “phantom of this or that” however.

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