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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Gibbons are “lesser apes.”  The Gibbon is a guy in a suit but so was Ape-Man of the Ani-Men.

I’m going to include this cover with this one.  It’s the same cover, but the way it’s been reworked it almost becomes a different cover.

And if guys in ape suits count, we can’t leave this fella out.

And, talking of men dressed as apes, what about apes dressed as men?

Here are a couple more appearances of Angel and The Ape, Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon.

The first comes from the 1991 mini-series by Phil Foglio, who is probably best known now for the Girl Genius webcomic.  If I remember rightly, this mini-series revealed Sam to be a fugitive from Gorilla City, and also featured Solovar and (as seen on this cover) Grodd.

The second - well, they team up with Scooby-Doo and the gang.

Angel O’Day and Dumb Bunny of the Inferior Five are half-sisters.

Dave Palmer said:

Angel O’Day and Dumb Bunny of the Inferior Five are half-sisters.

I think that retcon also originated in the Phil Foglio mini-series.

Popeye meets the Queen of the Gorillas - and apparently has some bondage-related ideas about her!

The cover selections indicate that DC has been more inclined than Marvel to build stories around apes, but Marvel is hardly sans simian:

Here's a better view of Spider-Monkey:

I've totally lost track of what I've posted and what I haven't posted this month, so apologies if this cover has appeared before.

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