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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I've always liked this cover, and you can find this month and next month's themes in the crowd:

And this isn't a cover, but...

JD DeLuzio said:

you can find this month and next month's themes in the crowd

Glad to see that Wildcat has not, in fact, been completely forgotten about this month.  I suddenly remembered him yesterday evening, and couldn't believe that I hadn't thought of Ted Grant earlier.  Here's another cover appearance for the JSA's pugnacious pugilist.

And a couple more covers that also link forward to next month's theme.

and a couple of transition covers, the first with Underdog and Overcat

and

The two sides of Gary Seven's Isis!

My last one for March

Okay, I've noticed the trend where the last posts of the month attempts to blend the end of the current month's theme with the next month's, although dogs with giant weapons on April 30th seems like a big stretch to me.

Anyway...

Krypto the Superdog (came back to Earth from who knows where and discovered his boy had grown up, so Superman found him another secret identity home since Clark Kent's apartment building didn't allow pets) had his own short lived comedic-adventure animated series for awhile on the Cartoon Network and I was able to catch a few episodes with my nieces and nephews.

Streaky the Super Cat, along with Ace the Bat-hound, were co-stars and Ace eventually gained a crime fighting partner in Robin the Bird Wonder.

The supporting comic book only lasted six issues with the last cover just dogs, hence not being part of the album below.

(Images courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)

Lee Houston, Junior said:

Okay, I've noticed the trend where the last posts of the month attempts to blend the end of the current month's theme with the next month's, although dogs with giant weapons on April 30th seems like a big stretch to me.

Challenge accepted.

The only question is whether anyone else will post the ones I've found before I do!

Okay, I've noticed the trend where the last posts of the month attempts to blend the end of the current month's theme with the next month's, although dogs with giant weapons on April 30th seems like a big stretch to me.

I've noticed that too, which is why I saved this cover till today. If it's already been posted this month, I apologise.

Heh.  That's what I was thinking too...

JD DeLuzio said:

Lee Houston, Junior said:

Okay, I've noticed the trend where the last posts of the month attempts to blend the end of the current month's theme with the next month's, although dogs with giant weapons on April 30th seems like a big stretch to me.

Challenge accepted.

The only question is whether anyone else will post the ones I've found before I do!

Rule #35.5 of Comicdom: "if you can imagine it, someone has used it as the premise of a cover."

Here's Rex the Wonder Dog fighting and saving felines!

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