Steve Ditko

American comic book artist (1927-2018)

Stephen J. "Steve" Ditko[1] (November 2, 1927 – June 29, 2018) was an American comic book artist and writer. He was best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel Comics heroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. He was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Ditko in 1945
Steve Ditko
Born
Stephen J. Ditko

(1927-11-02)November 2, 1927
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
DiedJune 29, 2018(2018-06-29) (aged 90)
New York City, New York, United States
OccupationComic book artist, writer

Ditko died at his New York City apartment from a heart attack on June 29, 2018 at the age of 90.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bell, Blake. Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko (Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, Washington, 2008), p.14. ISBN 1-56097-921-6
  2. Steve Ditko, Spider-Man Co-Creator and Legendary Comics Artist, Dies at 90

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