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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Over on “Three of a kind” I just posted a couple of sets similar to this theme.

Jeff of Earth-J said:



Richard Willis said:

A fully-grown dinosaur hatches from a huge egg.

That looks more like a generic monster than a bonifide dinosaur to me, but here's a similar scene...

She-Hulk encounters a dinosaur and some familiar Stone Agers:

Tyrant (presumably meaning a Tyrannosaur) with eggs.

Tyrant was Steve Bissette's ambitious project to follow the entire life cycle of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from conception to death... a bit too ambitious, perhaps (complicated by vision problems) because he got only five issues in before the series came to a premature end. 

I bought only the first issue of this series, but I kind of wish I had bought more.

While I'm doing revival series...

Who knew there were so many dinosaur egg covers out there?



I have all twelve issues. Definitely both a Weird Western AND a Weird War Story!

Jeff of Earth-J said:

I bought only the first issue of this series, but I kind of wish I had bought more.

Teenage Cavemen with the Teen Titans!

(Nick Cardy did Gnarrk no favors!)

Jeff of Earth-J said:

Tyrant was Steve Bissette's ambitious project to follow the entire life cycle of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from conception to death... a bit too ambitious, perhaps (complicated by vision problems) because he got only five issues in before the series came to a premature end.

The Postal Service's life cycle of a T-Rex

Two from the Golden Age Flash Comics. Between issues 67 and 86 the All-American comics became DC Comics

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