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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Somewhere there's a parallel universe where these monster  stories remained so hugely popular that Marvel never even bothered with super-hero comics.

Marvel, giant monsters, and superheroes.

Another comparison of original to reprint. I used to have weeds just like this every year after I moved to Texas until I learned how to treat my yard. This is also the earliest issue of TOS I own.

Tales of Suspense #40: The second appearance of Iron Man where he battles the menace of Gargantus as Marvel hasn't quite given up on their monsters!

He also changed his color scheme to truly become the Golden Avenger!

The Baron said:

Somewhere there's a parallel universe where these monster  stories remained so hugely popular that Marvel never even bothered with super-hero comics.

Four Color # 802

Ginger Fox (1986)

Showcase #53-54 featured G.I. Joe due to the popularity of the toys yet the books themselves only contained reprints that followed America's Fighting Man's theme of Land, Air and Sea combat!

These are also books that I heard of but never seen!

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