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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Big Questions on covers are supposed to be a selling point for the comic.  "How can this weird situation possibly be explained?  Buy this comic and find out!"

I feel that the Big Question about this cover is "Who thought this question would sell any extra copies?"

There's an in-depth discussion of the many things wrong with this cover on Mark Engblom's "Comic Coverage" blog.

Now here's a much more intriguing question...

Many questions

and a big question

A trio from DC COMICS PRESENTS!

Kid Colt is supplying the exclamation marks, and is giving Tomahawk some competition in the monster department.

Man was the title of this dialogue-heavy pre-Code Marvel. There are actually two brothers fighting over the same woman on this cover. 

I've posted this cover before but I make no apology for posting it again. Basically, in the mid 60s, every Lois Lane cover posed a question. A principal question was 'Why would you buy this?'

"A principal question was 'Why would you buy this?'"

Why wouldn't you!?

Two of a kind from Wonder Woman:

I think we've all asked this question at some point.

Incidentally is that Egyptian god wearing a sports coat and a bolo tie? Just wondering.

Philip Portelli said:

A trio from DC COMICS PRESENTS!

More traditional garb

and now a “?” to go along with some “!”s

This storyline yielded a number of questions... mainly from Wonder Woman's fellow JLAers.

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