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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This might be closer to what we need

Clearing out some more odds and ends:  teenagers at the beach (with a cameo by Batman).

What does that crab have against Batman, anyway?

Another Classics Illustrated beach scene, in English and, er, is that Finnish? 

“Don’t worry, Melvin.  You can always walk back to the beach if you need to.”

Some war covers

And why is this part of the war ignored in the history books?

Of course, there was a beach in Ancient Gaul!

Always enjoyed the Asterix books!

A less pleasant beach:

Wow - a plethora of covers - and with only two days to go! I'm really impressed. Here is all I have left (I'll try and find some more for tomorrow).

An outdated reference. At the time it was a big deal.

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