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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Another TV inspired cover


Using the Newsstand function at Mike’s Amazing World I think this is the first American comic book to have a motorcycle on its cover— March 1938 cover date.

Richard Willis said:

Another TV inspired cover

And another.  Can't say I've ever heard of Primus - I suspect it never appeared on my side of the Atlantic.  It looks to be a very similar show to Sea Hunt with Lloyd Bridges, which I do remember, and which Wikipedia tells me was also an Ivan Tors production.

Dave Palmer said:

I think this is the first American comic book to have a motorcycle on its cover— March 1938 cover date.

The earliest I've found are these two, from November 1940 (Super Spy) and July 1942 (Active Comics).  I'd be very surprised if there weren't any before them, though!

And here's a fairly recent cover with a motorcycle:


I apologise if this cover has been posted already but it's November 23rd, and I've totally lost track of all the covers that have been posted.  One of the penalties of being 61 years of age!

This Batgirl on her Bat-cycle is still in my folder so hopefully it hasn't be used before.

A striking cover from a series I know nothing about.

Covers showing two distinctly different varieties of Dog Boy on a motorbike.

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