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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What I want to know is - how did a Nazi manage to get all the way to South Dakota? And, if he was a spy, couldn't he have come up with a better disguise?

At the time the population of South Dakota was, like, one person for every eight square miles, so it's entirely possible! The only place more sparsely populated was the moon!

Steve W said:

What I want to know is - how did a Nazi manage to get all the way to South Dakota? And, if he was a spy, couldn't he have come up with a better disguise?

That looks familiar...

JD DeLuzio said:

I haven't found a "Christ the Redeemer"-- but here's more Rushmore, being visited by heroes famous and obscure:

Three from Spider-Man

I see your three Spider-men, and raise you three with Spider-man and the Torch:

Yeah, okay. One is a variant cover.

And technically, there's always a torch with this statue.

I wonder where all these super-villains get their super-hero statuettes? Do they commission them? Are they mass-produced? If so, they probably just steal them!

Richard Willis said:

I've got to ask - where's the web anchored?

Look!  It's a Kamandi cover with a statue that isn't Liberty!

Wait, though - there's a variant cover for the same issue where the natural order of things is restored!

Two DC "Strange Mystery" covers

I'm not sure what this is a statue of.

And I'm guessing that Ka-Thar, from 5956, is very probably a statue.

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