"Would Golden Gladiator from early issues of The Brave and the Bold work for your ancient Rome search?Not ancient Rome but here are a few others from different time periods: the various series starring a "Black Knight,' and Walt…"
Actually that does work, at least for the three revealed so far, but it's not what I had in mind. Although drinking is an element in the unrevealed cover.
Here's a bit more of the missing cover."
"As Luke noted most American war comics are set in World War II, although there are a few exceptions here and there.
Enemy Ace in Star Spangled War Stories, of course, was WWI, as was Dell's three issues of World War Stories.
"Here are a few more series set in different time periods. That there are so few of them adds further support to Luke's point.
This one should probably be considered a technicality but the original Turok and Andar were Pre-Columbian (Dell…"
"Before she was Aunt May, Sally Field had the super ability to fly. Flying Nun #1 (it's a Collector's Issue!), 1968.
However, this wasn't her first foray into comic books. Ms. Field also starred in Gidget. Gidget #1, 1966."
"The last cut is Charlton's Hercules #6 (September 1968). Sam Glanzman did the cover.
I had gone off in the direction of "ghosts, mystery, monsters, spirits," Luke's clue pointed me in the slightly different direction…"
I agree. The bird cut is a stumper, although I suspect once it's revealed we're going to go "of course."
In my searches I suspect I've already seen it, but it didn't register --maybe a career in quality…"