Co- Creator and Comics Artist Steve Ditko, Dies at 90

Co- Creator and Comics Artist Steve Ditko, Dies at 90

The co-creator of Spiderman and Doctor Strange has died at 90. The Police Department of New York has confirmed his death and the body was found dead in his apartment. The cause of Artist death yet not announced. The Police are working on for further information related to death cause. Steve Ditko had a powerful mind who creates characters like Spider-Man and Doctor Strange during his time. He started his career with Marvel where he introduces those powerful characters in the role of the comic.

DC comics express condolence through Twitter. He Tweet “ Steve Ditko was one of the most amazing creators in the history of comics and showed us there is no hero in all of us. Our hearts go out to his loved ones, and everyone who knew him.”

Established Life of the Comics Artist Steve Ditko:

  • In 1950, he moved to New York City and studied under Batman artist Jerry Robinson at the cartoonists and Illustrators School.
  • In 1953, Ditko was getting work as a Professional Comics artist, including at the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
  • In 1954, Ditko Come down with tuberculosis and spent the next year recovering in Johnstown.
  • In 1955, he began drawing for Marvel Comics forerunner Atlas Comics. He successfully collaboration with Stan Lee at first and the pair worked on a number of science fictions stories together.
  • In 1961, Steve Ditko and Stan Lee created Spiderman. Ditko gives a look of a Spider-Man the costume, the Web Shooters, the red and blue design. Spiderman appeared in Amazing fantasy and the comic was an unexpected hit. The classic part of the comic was a Spider-man character as Doctor Octopus.  
  • From 1963 to 1966, Steve Ditko created the surreal and psychedelic hero Doctor Strange. The character of Doctor Strange debuted in Strange Tales No. 110 and continued on the comic through issue No. 146.
  • In 1967, Ditko is probably best known for creating Mr. A. It is the character of Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. Apart from Objectivist other inspired characters are the question, Hawk and Dove, and the Creeper all for DC Comics.
  • In 1977 to 1979, The artist created Shade the changing man, another startup, and both wrote and drew an eight-page backup feature in World Finest that revived by the creeper.
  • In 1993, Ditko produced a 29 page comic for Dark Horse called the Safest Place in the world.


Steve Ditko had left his shadow behind the comics world. From last decade approximately 20 more titles as of 2017. He still remains the inspiration for the comics artists.

by Priti on July 6, 2018

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