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