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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I suppose this hero was destined to turn up at least once this month:

Well, as the joke goes, you wouldn't eat a pig that remarkable all at once.

Jeff of Earth-J said:

The story of a truffle-snuffling pig (with a wooden leg!) set in Lucern, Switzerland.

A story set in old and current Italy

"Well, as the joke goes, you wouldn't eat a pig that remarkable all at once."


Wonder Woman and the "Not-Ready-For-All-Star-Comics" Justice Society in Egypt during the war!

To Austria with ASH: Austrian Superheroes.  Curiously, the series name is in English while the comics themselves appear to be in German.  The same applies to the name of their leader, who is Captain Austria jr, rather than Kapitän Österreich jr. as one might expect.

I've picked two covers showing identifiable Austrian locations.  In these, the heroes are seen in action in the two largest cites in Austria, Vienna (Wien) and Graz.

Wiener Blut - Erster Einsatz für Captain Austria jr,, Lady Heumarkt, Donauweibchen und der Bürokrat.
Vienna Blood - First assignment for Captain Austria jr, Lady Haymarket, Danube Woman and the Bureaucrat.

Mission: Graz - Alarm für Cap und Co. - der Basilisk schlägt wieder zu!
Mission: Graz - Alarm for Cap and Co. - the Basilisk strikes again!

The controversial and, let us say, unusual anti-circumcision comic, Foreskin Man, visited Africa during its run, where FM encountered an anti-FGM superhero, Vulva Girl.

From Austria to Australia...

When in Rome....

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