Fans Remember ‘Spider-Man, ‘Doctor Strange’ Creator Steve Ditko: ‘Often Copied. Never Equalled.’
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Fans Remember ‘Spider-Man, ‘Doctor Strange’ Creator Steve Ditko: ‘Often Copied. Never Equalled.’

The comics world mourned one of the last living legends of comics’ Silver Age with the news of Steve Ditko’s death. The writer-artist co-created “Spider-Man,” “Doctor Strange,” “The Question,” and many more. Through a career that spanned more than six decades, Ditko’s trippy art and uncompromising ideas influenced generations of comics writers and artists and made publishers and movie studios rich. Though he died in June, at 90, news of his death didn’t come until Friday. Fans and former colleagues came out in force on social media to say goodbye. Also Read: Steve Ditko, ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Doctor Strange’ Co-Creator, Dies at 90 One tribute came from his former employer, Marvel, home of “Spider-Man” and “Doctor Strange.” Today, the Marvel family mourns the loss of Steve Ditko. Steve transformed the industry and the Marvel Universe, and his legacy will never be forgotten. Our thoughts are with his family, loved ones, and fans during this sad time. https://t.co/uKKR9oClqg pic.twitter.com/1ovYnE8Y2V — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) July 7, 2018 Another cane from DC, where he created The Question. Steve Ditko was one of the most amazing creators in the history of comics, and showed us there is a hero in all of us. Our […]

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