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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One of the books I regret not having the most:

Omaha the Cat Dancer. I finally got the entire series in TPB collections. The current collection covers are overtly sexual, but sex is only a small part of the lives of the anthropomorphic characters (not all cats), and there are intriguing storylines. Seek it out if you can handle "adult" material. 

Philip Portelli said:

One of the books I regret not having the most:

Me, too. This was the first collaboration between Marvel and DC -- and John Buscema didnt have any photo reference and drew it from memory!

In 1975, Marvel alone put out Marvel Treasury of Oz #1: The Marvelous Land of Oz with the intent to continue the series with the later books combined with the likenesses from the 1939 movie but sadly this was the only issue.

Note the super-hero-ish logos for the Scarecrow and the Tin Man!


Onyx #1 (variant cover) July 2015. Cover art by Alan Robinson.

Our Fighting Forces #149 had the Losers track down the woman who would later join them: the lovely Ona!

A different Omaha.  A television show I watched regularly.

Remeber the "Heavy Hitters" line (an off-shoot of Marvel's "Epic" imprint)? I rather liked some of them, but the line didn't last long. Here's the first issue of Offcastes.

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