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.
Don't remember ever seeing it (must have been an alternate option) but I like the Kyle Rayner Green Lantern cover posted above. Harkens back to a more simpler time, even during his tenure, but hey Jeff!
I'll see your Fantastic Four cover from the previous page and raise you a Superman.
(Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)
Ok, I have an idea for February. Bear with me on this. February is a romantic month (Valentine's Day) and I'm feeling quite romantic (just turned 63, my wife just turned 62, and 41 years happily married this summer) so my idea is this. We focus on a letter a day ("A" on the 1st, "B" on the 2nd, etc) and for each letter, we focus on a girl's name (maybe Anne for the 1st, Barbara for the 2nd, etc). This gives us an opportunity to post romance (or other) comic covers featuring girl's names,for example this one for the 1st. There are some problems with this - there are 28 days in Feb, but only 26 letters in the alphabet. We could get round this by ignoring Q, X and Z and dedicating 2 days to popular letters (B, J, and S). I agree it's complicated, but it sure would be fun! Over to you...