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Strange and Stranger The World of Steve Ditko

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ISBN-10: 1560979216

ISBN-13: 9781560979210

Edition: 2008

Authors: Blake Bell

List price: $39.99
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The first critical retrospective of the work of the reclusive Spider-Man co-creator. In the wake of the astonishing success of Sam Raimi's threeSpider-Manmovies, Steve Ditko has become known as the co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the early 1960s character that helped propel Marvel Comics' popularity on college campuses and gave it much of its cultural cachet throughout that decade. But, in the context of Steve Ditko's 50-year career in comics, his creative involvement with Spider-Man is merely the tip of the iceberg. Ditko is known among the cartooning cognoscenti as one of the supreme visual stylists in the history of comics, as well as the most fiercely independent cartoonist of his…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Blake Bell is the author of Strange & Stranger (a retrospective of Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko); The Secret History of Marvel Comics, Fire & Water: Bill Everett, The Sub-Mariner, and the Birth of Marvel Comics; Amazing Mysteries: The Bill Everett Archives; and Strange Suspense and Unexplored Worlds (two volumes in The Steve Ditko Archives). He lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his son.