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.
My last beach cover for August
I certainly didn’t start the month thinking I’d post a bunch of Little Audrey covers, or any for that matter. After stumbling across my first one and then looking for others, I was impressed with the inventiveness of so many of the cover gags across various topics. Many were simple but clever. A lost art.
Well played, sir!
Nice bridge JD DeLuzio . I'm gonna finish August with two "A"s, an Archie and an Aquaman.
And a plea. How about foreign comic covers for December? We could include some foreign festive ones!
Where I am, it's just after 11:45pm on 31st August, so here are my final few "beach" covers.
If "Motor Bikes" were in September rather than November, the entire (short) run of this title could be used as a bridge from one month to the next.
Finally, here's my bridge to September, another appearance of Moko and Boko in Sun. I'm afraid this is thoroughly outclassed by JD's Planet of the Apes cover, since (as has already been pointed out), Moko is a monkey, not an ape!