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Tag: Steve Ditko

Steve Ditko: a life in comic-books (video).

December 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steve Ditko: a life in comic-books (video).

Ed and Jim are back to bring you an hour-long video on the life of comic-book genius Steve Ditko, co-creator (with Stan Lee), of the Marvel’s Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. He also penciled the Iron Man feature in Tales of Suspense #47–49 which first showed Iron Man’s modern red-and-golden armor.

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The Hawk And The Dove: The Silver Age (1968-1969) by Steve Skeates, Gil Kane, Neal Adams and Steve Ditko (graphic novel review).

November 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Hawk And The Dove: The Silver Age (1968-1969) by Steve Skeates, Gil Kane, Neal Adams and Steve Ditko (graphic novel review).

I remember when ‘The Hawk And The Dove’ comic first came out in the late 1960s and us kids were keen to see what Steve Ditko would produce in the post-Spider-Man age. I also remember being disappointed, but I was only eight and had simple tastes. When I came across this cheap e-book I was […]

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Steve Ditko: the man who made Spider-Man and then magic’d Doctor Strange into existence (video documentary).

November 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steve Ditko: the man who made Spider-Man and then magic’d Doctor Strange into existence (video documentary).

Here’s a detailed look at the work of Steve Ditko, the man who made Spider-Man and then magic’d Doctor Strange into existence, in this 17-minute-long video by the ever-reliable Ed and Jim. As well as his work for Marvel and then DC, in the early 1990s, Ditko went to labour for Jim Shooter’s then newly […]

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Machine Man: The Complete Collection by Jack Kirby & Steve Ditko (graphic novel).

December 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Machine Man: The Complete Collection by Jack Kirby & Steve Ditko (graphic novel).

The first thing to say is that this ‘complete collection’ isn’t. ‘Machine Man’ originally featured in Jack Kirby’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ stories which may never be reprinted because of copyright issues, alas. He’s also reappeared in a mini-series illustrated by Barry Windsor-Smith in 1984 and another one in 1999 where he was turned into […]

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The Essential Doctor Strange vol # 1 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (graphic novel review).

September 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Essential Doctor Strange vol # 1 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (graphic novel review).

One of this year’s big Hollywood films had humble beginnings. Doctor Strange, portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in the soon to be released movie, first appeared in Strange Tales # 110, July 1963. ‘Strange Tales’ was a comicbook anthology of short Science Fiction and fantasy stories and the character was almost certainly named to fit in […]

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