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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Decades after the fact, this remains, in my estimation, one of the greatest graphic novels written, with the best non-cape movie adaptation of a comic:

Parody:

Movie:

Bugs likes going to the drive-in


The Savior of the Universe and the Masters of the Universe.

This 100 Page Super Spectacular features a scene not on any Golden Age cover!

(Presumably it was a double-feature!)

The 1956 movie about a boy trying to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a matador, not the 2007 movie about vigilante vengeance.

The 1957 movie celebrating the then-new B-52 bomber.

Another Supes, another home movie (yawn).

The quintessential western sidekick stars in his own comic. Check out his "tornado punch":

Jack Nicholson's first comic cover

Dave Palmer said:

A Soviet movie that had a U.S. release.

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