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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I guess that, before you can truly believe that you're exiled from your home planet forever, it's important to get an accurate reading of its precise size.  It would obviously make a significant difference if the Earth had shrunk to two inches or two miles, rather than two feet.

Also, good to see that we're in a future that still hasn't adopted the metric system!

And the people on the east coast of Brazil must be scared out of their minds!

Peter Wrexham said:

I guess that, before you can truly believe that you're exiled from your home planet forever, it's important to get an accurate reading of its precise size.  It would obviously make a significant difference if the Earth had shrunk to two inches or two miles, rather than two feet.

Also, good to see that we're in a future that still hasn't adopted the metric system!

Philip Portelli said:

And the people on the east coast of Brazil must be scared out of their minds!

Assuming anyone survived shrinking to microbe size, the apparent loss of all weather, and the yoinking of the earth out of orbit and onto a passing spaceship. Also, is he resting his arm on Alaska?

Below: did that pig take lessons from the Big Bad Wolf?

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