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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Okay, it's been more question marks than exclamation points so far, so let me change this with a couple of treasured classics from the early days of my comic book reading (and I do stress the R word) history...

Images courtesy of the Grand Comics Database because my copies are safe and secured.

More Bongo:

Hawkeye's instantaneous heel turn (from wannabe hero to criminal and traitor) only took one unfortunate encounter with security guards and one wink from Natasha. Kinda surprising he didn't revert back after joining the Avengers. I wonder if creating the Swordsman to fill that role was after deciding to keep Hawkeye good?

Oddly, they sometimes ask a question with an exclamation mark.

Some "New Look" Detective Comics that ask questions (not involving the Riddler!):

Lee Houston, Junior said:

Okay, it's been more question marks than exclamation points so far

Here are covers from Doom Patrol for each of those symbols.

And doesn't Shaky Kane's artwork look like that of Jack Kirby?

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