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    Default Steve Ditko has died

    https://www.newsarama.com/40707-stev...way-at-90.html

    A very sad day as one of the true legends of the industry has passed away at the age of 90.


    Besides co-creating Spider-Man and Dr. Strange for Marvel, he also created The Question, The Creeper, Captain Atom, Ted Kord, Punch & Jewelee, Shade the Changing Man, and Hawk & Dove to name a few.
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    I feel terrible because I had no idea that he was still alive. May he rest in peace. He created some of the best characters ever.
    DC: Justice League, The Flash, Justice League Dark, Superman, Action Comics, Green Arrow, Michael Cray, The Terrifics, Teen Titans, Titans, Brimstone, The Unexpected, Damage

    Marvel: The Punisher, Cosmic Ghost Rider, Venom, X-23, Cloak and Dagger, Jessica Jones, Sentry

    Indies: Unnatural, Jeepers Creepers, Project Superpowers, Black Hammer, Ninja-K

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    Wow. At least he left us with a number of interesting characters.

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    A remarkable creator. May he rest in peace.

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    You will be missed sir. Thank you for everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Anti-Geek View Post
    I feel terrible because I had no idea that he was still alive. May he rest in peace. He created some of the best characters ever.
    Right there with you. I didn't know he was still alive. But now, learning he has died, I feel gutted. He was brilliant. RIP, Mr. Ditko.
    "Age is not defined by years, but by regrets...I'm an old man now." --Fighting Yank, "Project Superpowers"

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    Steve Ditko has always remained a sort of enigma among comic book creatives, in no small part to his very private nature (though his personal philosophy is known and well-implemented into some of the characters he created), but his immense contributions to the genre, both from a stylistic, story, and character standpoint, is a testament to his impact.

    RIP Mr. Ditko.

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    There would also be no Watchmen if not for the Charlton characters he created.
    Good Marvel characters- Bring Them Back!!!

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    Dr. Strange. Spider-Man. Blue Beetle (II). Captain Atom. Nightshade. The Question. Mr. A. Shade The Changing Man. The Hawk and The Dove.

    I loved them all.

    Thanks Mr. Ditko. Farewell.

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    RIP Steve Ditko. He was not just a great artist, he was also a great storyteller. Some of his DC creations such as The Question, Captain Atom, Ted Kord were actually former Charlton Comics characters

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    There is a place of joy where everyone lives forever. I know you've found that place, Mr. Ditko. Thank you for your creativity!
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    One of the most important individuals ever in the history of comic books.

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    First CBR Appearance (Historical): November, 1996

    First CBR Appearance (Modern): April, 2014

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    Steve Ditko, I feel like those first 10 issues of Amazing Spider-Man are arguably the best superhero comics ever. I know it’s not fair, but I almost feel like after Ditko, there is no other Spider-Man run I need to read.

    Finding Steve Ditko from the BBC is a must watch Documentary!

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    That's terrible. Best wishes for his family during this time.
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    Call the man a legend and a pioneer and it actually seems like an understatement. RIP Mr. Ditko

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