steve ditko

Marvel celebrates 50 years of Spider-Man by giving him a sidekick
Jul 4, 2015

Peter Parker has been more or less a one-man show since his 1962 debut in Amazing Fantasy #15. Tomorrow, in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #692, all that will change.

The startling change to Spider-Man's origin story you never knew
Jul 4, 2015

We all know how Spider-Man turned from an "I look out for number one" opportunist into a "with great power comes great responsibility" hero, right? (If not, well, after 50 years, I'm not going to slap a spoiler warning here.) But it was all about Spidey letting a crook get away who later killed his Uncle Ben. For quite a few years, though, Marvel might not have wanted you to think that.

Stan Lee talks Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and the question of credit
Mar 20, 2014

The controversy might never go away, but Stan Lee is at least trying to put questions about his work with two legendary comics creators to rest.

Help crowdfund Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko's mysterious new comic
Mar 11, 2014

The guy who helped create Spider-Man is working on a new comic, but he needs your help to finish it.

8 comics heroes that show Steve Ditko is more than just Spider-Man
Dec 17, 2012

With the new Amazing Spider-Man film and a recoloring of the original Amazing Fantasy #15 released recently, it's easy to think of Steve Ditko solely as the man who co-created the wall-crawling teenaged super hero Peter Parker.

Spider-Man's debut comic sells for record-breaking $1.1 million
Dec 14, 2012

That record-breaking sale of Amazing Fantasy #15 we told you about last year (you know—the comic that contained the first appearance of Spider-Man) ain't a record any more. Because when it came to buying the highest graded existing copy of the book, $280,000 would have just been chump change.