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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A timely post. (Sunday's the last day this year.)

I've never been there, but I'm glad to see they replaced the Big Tex statue after the original one burned.

I don't know anything about Xeno's Arrow. Here are a couple of covers. I really wanted to use Jack Kirby's Xeen Arrow of Dimension X, a sample of which follows. Unfortunately, he never made a cover.

Superman #136 (Ap'60) feature "The Man Who Married Lis Lane!" whose name was X-Plam. He came from the future where he found an ancient copy of the Daily Planet that said he married Lois in the past so he went to the past to marry her. And Superman handed Lois to him with his blessings! Can't change time, y'know!

After actually and legally marrying Lois, X-Plam takes her back to his time where she cries all the time (presumably demanding separate bedrooms) so he sacrificed himself to send her back to her proper time and planet (again presumably after she cashed in his life insurance!).

Bulletin from the CDC (Center for Diseases in Comics):

It has come to our attention that the recent outbreak of Virus X (Action Comics #363-365, Marvel Two in One #82, What If #37) may be more widespread than first thought. Virus X has been reported in Eagle #3 (“Virus X!”) and in a five page Human Torch story in Sub-mariner #34 in a story the GCD is calling “The Menace of Virus X!”.

Please be on the lookout for any other outbreaks and report them promptly to the appropriate authorities.

District X

Sweet XVI

Issue 1 (1997), a sun-soaked Mexican resort--sounds like the perfect place for some R & R, right? That's what the kids of Generation X and Gen 13 think--until they stumble upon a black market organ transplant ring! Written by James Robinson. Art by Salvador Larroca, Troy Hubbs and Al MIlgrom. Cover by Salvador Larroca. 

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