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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A different kind of "Abbey Road" tribute!

A line-up of Superman replacements

A different kind of "Abbey Road" tribute!

Which reminds me of a different album cover tribute that features lines.  I originally posted this long ago in "Homages & Parodies" month:

Peter Wrexham said on March 7, 2019 at 2:58pm:

Here's another parody of an album cover from Doctor Who magazine.  This one's based on Blondie's "Parallel Lines".

Reverting to "two opposing groups lined up" and "X-Men #100 parodies", we have this:

Back to Justice Machine covers.  It’s becoming obvious that they really had only one tactic—as a group ran at the opposition.  On this cover we have to infer that they are rushing off to confront some new threat.  I don’t think they are running off to be first in line at the opening of a new restaurant.

"On this cover we have to infer that they are rushing off to confront some new threat."

Could it be a wraparound cover...?

Unlike a number of Justice Machine covers I've posted so far, I don't believe this one is a wraparound cover, although It certainly looks like it could/should have been.

Jeff of Earth-J said:

"On this cover we have to infer that they are rushing off to confront some new threat."

Could it be a wraparound cover...?

Interesting variant cover! 

Speaking of Champions......

There are two line-ups, of sorts, concealed in this cover:

Otherwise, sports covers (that I could determine) did not prove as fruitful a place to find "opposing line-ups" as I thought it might.

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