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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Still traveling on Route 66

I'm a keen tennis player, and let me tell you - this was definitely banned for the last 16 months...

Sometimes you have to stop for repairs, and summer always means kids taking summer jobs:

Two more sightings of (two different versions of) Route 66.

More Riverdale Road-tripping:

Archie's classic jalopy was destroyed in Life With Archie, #238 (1983).

I think I’ll pull off Route 66 for a while and watch some olympics—Interplanetary Olympics that is.

Talking of Olympics - I don't think this particular event has been featured in Tokyo this year...

One thing you don't want to see in your rear view while driving 'cross country...

Dave Palmer said:

I think I’ll pull off Route 66 for a while

Other Routes are available...

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