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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Cats/March - I'm up for that! I vote in favour.

Cats, dogs, mothers, and fathers I'm all in favor for.

Classrooms I would save till September when school (virtual or otherwise) resumes for a new year, but how far in advance do these themes need to be scheduled?

Incidentally, Dave commented:

"Mothers & Fathers might work for either May (Mother’s Day) or June (Father’s Day)".

I'll just point out that Mother's Day is in March in the UK and Ireland (under the name "Mothering Sunday"), and Father's Day is in September in Australia and New Zealand!

I kind of thought that would be the case.  We have a very international group on this thread.  It's always fun to learn about different countries.

We've seen two Jokers, but this concept has had currency lately:

What's the collective noun for a group of Red Skulls? I think it's "helicarrier." 

I'm re-reading this now!

Plus the implication was that Namor remembered this!

Okay Phillip. I'll be the first to admit that I've never been totally "up" on everything that has ever appeared in the market place.

Why is the above a co-production between Marvel and Dynamite Entertainment?

Another "Evil twins" cover.

Richard Willis said:

I believe it was because Alex Ross was exclusive to Dynamite at the time.

Lee Houston, Junior said:

Okay Phillip. I'll be the first to admit that I've never been totally "up" on everything that has ever appeared in the market place.

Why is the above a co-production between Marvel and Dynamite Entertainment?

"Why is the above a co-production between Marvel and Dynamite Entertainment?"

I can answer that. Marvel licensed their Avengers/Invaders characters to Alex Ross and Jim Krueger for use in this series. 

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