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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Of course, Jimmy Olsen turned green once but who knew that he would become the Hulk??

Rick Jones as the Hulk for reals! At least as a Hulk!

Or the Jolly Green Giant?

Philip Portelli said:

Of course, Jimmy Olsen turned green once but who knew that he would become the Hulk??

Pre-Code American Comics Group covers were much scarier

Dave Palmer said:

Making due allowances for the sketch artist having to work from a description, it looks as though those aliens may have returned after Superboy grew up!

"Lo, the Leader Lives".  So, the Leader is an evil green guy with a big bald head.  To a British comics reader of a certain age, there's only one person this can be...

A lot of aliens have green skin, of course:

Is what they're trying to tell us, "No Fishing?"

Do the Watusi!

Detective Comics #260 (O'58): Batman boxes a green-skinned Jovian...in an anti-gravity bubble! Dark Knight? More like Space Knight!

Stuff from the American Revolution that they never told us about in school.

I read this one as a kid, and then found it at a comic shop in great shape. Tarzan fights green reptilians who ride giant Gila Monsters at the Earth's core!

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