(Not much of a surprise, is it?)
GA's spotlighting a few of his favorites over there at his highly-recommended blog.
In celebration, I'm posting one of my favorites, the relatively unknown cover of DC's Weird Mystery Tales #4:
This one appeals to me not just because of the nifty composition and the great coloring, but I love that tentacle-waving monster, being a big Lovecraft fan myself! I make up a really cool story to go along with this one, mixing Cthulhu mythos with earthy crime...I bet my story's better than the one in this comic (I have a copy, but I don't remember if there's actually a cover-related story in this issue...we all know how often these spooky comic covers were unrelated to anything inside.