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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Issue no 1 of All American Comics contained a statue - probably a good way of guaranteeing sales.

And here's the 1977 Super DC Calendar. The text below it says it all...

That Tales of Suspense #36 story (nice cover) might be the inspiration for the Grey Gargoyle.

Months before Pearl Harbor, Joe Palooka in uniform.

Apparently, in his strip Joe enlisted in Nov. 1940. I found an article about it here. FDR had instituted a draft in Sep. 1940.

Buck Privates (Bud Abbott; Lou Costello) appeared in Jan. 1941, Caught in the Draft (Bob Hope; Dorothy Lamour) in Jul. 1941, You'll Never Get Rich (Fred Astaire; Rita Hayworth) in Sep. 1941.

...Abbot and Costello got a TRILOGY of service comedies in theaters prior to PEARL Harbor, IN THE NAVY and KEEP 'EM FLYING both following!!

Does half a statue count?

A couple of gold statuettes.

Nazis at the Statue of Liberty, being fought by...

The All-Star Squadron!

Dr Strange (no, not that one)!

Uncle Sam!

The Human Torch!

So many Statues of Liberty. But Easter is coming:

Fortunately, someone was around who has a history of dealing with giants:

Some snow sculptures


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