Steve Ditko

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Ditko in 1945
Steve Ditko
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
Occupation(s)Comic book artist, writer

Stephen J. "Steve" Ditko[1] (November 2, 1927 – June 29, 2018) was a Ukrainian American comic book artist and writer.[2] 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 died at his New York City apartment from a heart attack on June 29, 2018 at the age of 90.[3]

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  1. Bell, Blake. Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko (Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, Washington, 2008), p.14. ISBN 1-56097-921-6
  2. Ukrainian-American Steve Ditko is acknowledged as one of the all-time great illustrators of comic books Archived June 10, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Steve Ditko, Spider-Man Co-Creator and Legendary Comics Artist, Dies at 90

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