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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He was an orderly in the German military who Fury talked into changing sides. He was introduced in Sgt. Fury #27. Supermegamonkey has a review of the issue.

Before someone beats me to it... Killraven.

Jungle Action #6: the menace of Kill-Monger! Or later Eric Killmonger!

Jungle Comics #1 (January 1940) with Kaänga, Jungle Lord.

King Kull into Kull the Conqueror.

Klaw by Kirby

Captain Kirthrough the decades!

From ACG in 1948

Of course, as well as Jack Kirby and Joe Kubert, there is also the very talented Gil Kane!

Uncanny X-Men #129 "Save us from the Knights of Hellfire"

The Knights of the Galaxy, led by their leader, Lyle, starred in the first eight issues of Mystery In Space in 1951-52. Yet only #3 had their name one the cover! 

Also some of their stories were reprinted during DC's 52-Page Era in the early 70s.

Also also, several MIS cover ideas, designs and layouts were reused for Justice League of America. I saw at least six! 

Another exciting Kirby cover, introducing SHIELD and Hydra. (Somehow the gun doesn't show up on the

x-ray but the eyepatch does)

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