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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"That second exchange is ascribed to Groucho Marx"

Funny, I always hear it attributed to Churchill. In any case, I know it was Groucho who said...

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.

Inside a dog it's too dark to read."

I have a T-shirt with this observation.

Jeff of Earth-J said:

I know it was Groucho who said...

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.

Inside a dog it's too dark to read."

When informed at an anti-Semitic country club that he couldn't use the pool, Groucho quipped, "Since my daughter's only half Jewish, can she go in up to her knees?" 

It's been awhile since we've seen these meddling kids:

Is it just me, or how is Archie going to survive this?

More attackers on skis!

One more

The World's Finest Heroes skiing and skating!

Groucho's brilliant line reminds me of an excellent sketch from British sitcom the Royle Family.

When Nana learns that her grandson's new girlfriend is a vegan, she's totally mystified, having never encountered such a situation before.

She gently enquires to her grandson, when the girl is out of earshot  "Could she not have some wafer-thin ham?"

Jeff of Earth-J said:

When informed at an anti-Semitic country club that he couldn't use the pool, Groucho quipped, "Since my daughter's only half Jewish, can she go in up to her knees?" 

From Supes to Lois

In the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding there is this great scene:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFemw_6a-Tg

Steve W said:

Groucho's brilliant line reminds me of an excellent sketch from British sitcom the Royle Family.

When Nana learns that her grandson's new girlfriend is a vegan, she's totally mystified, having never encountered such a situation before.

She gently enquires to her grandson, when the girl is out of earshot  "Could she not have some wafer-thin ham?"

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