How Lee & Kirby's "Fantastic Four" Birthed the Marvel Universe, Part 1
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A comic fan named Carl posted the letter he sent to Ditko on his blog alongside the note the legendary comic artist sent back in response.
Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby attended fledgling con! Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa on the new Sabrina series! Paul Pope talks "Aurora West"! John Lewis to lead march, rally!
Steve Ditko and longtime editor and collaborator Robin Snyder are celebrating 26 years of publishing with the planned release of "#9 Teen" via Kickstarter.
Who are the greatest writers to guide Spider-Man's adventures? From the "Amazing" to "Spectacular" and "Ultimate," CBR breaks them down.
Marvel has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at artist Leonel Castellani's latest LEGO-theme variant covers, featuring homages to Steve Ditko and Jim Lee.
Near-mint copy of "The X-Men" #1 goes for record $250,000 in private sale! A guide to Steve Ditko's self-published comics! The ins and outs of real-life superheroics! Introduction to Franco-Beglian comics! Plus more!
The teenage heroes of Archie's Red Circle line get a history lesson, as Ian Flynn continues their adventures in "New Crusaders: Legacy" alongside classic art by Alex Toth, Steve Ditko and more!
This week, Tim presents a special installment of his popular AFTER THEY WERE FAMOUS pieces with a look at the post-Steve Ditko "Amazing Spider-Man" featuring John Romiata and the return of Stan Lee.
Former X-Men inker Art Thibert brings his "Chrono Mechanics" comics to a new audience, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles artist Jim Lawson pitches his original graphic novel, and there's even something for Steve Ditko fans.
Did Chris Claremont secretly return to the X-Men books in 1999? Did Steve Ditko seriously turn down a chance to adapt Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" as a comic book? Plus, a strange Peanuts rumor!
In the first of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, learn whether Steve Ditko really disagreed with Norman Osborn being the Green Goblin! Plus, how did the Son of Sam investigation lead to DC Comics' offices?
With "Amazing Spider-Man" ending, the book Steve Ditko launched fifty years ago, CSBG takes a look at another comic book Ditko launched, celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of "Chuck Norris and the Karate Commandos" #1!
Steve Ditko has written a series of essays discussing, among other things, Jack Kirby's take on Spider-Man before he was asked to come up with his own interpretation of Stan Lee’s idea for a spider-based hero.
Sean Howe discusses "Marvel Comics: The Untold Story," the research involved in writing the book, his "exclusive correspondence" with Steve Ditko and lost Marvel projects he discovered sorting through 50 years of history.
Augie tracks down characters that share his name and finds one who gets it wrong. Why is the Superman/Wonder Woman kiss controversial? Does Steve Ditko walk amongst us? When does continuity go too far?
Press release announcing Steve Ditko's attendance at London Super Comic Convention apparently a hoax! "Classics Illustrated" ebooks to debut in China! Chris Giarrusso talks "G-Man" and all-ages comics! Cullen Bunn on "The Sixth Gun"!
As Marvel goes cosmic on big screen, Jim Starlin may be staking his claim to Thanos! Tim Marchman interviews Len Wein about "Before Watchmen"! Reclusive Steve Ditko (sort of) profiled! Tokyopop willing to negotiate rights to OGNs!
In honor of Spider-Man's 50th anniversary, editor Steve Wacker joins CBR to examine the various aspects aspects of Spidey's life starting with a look at what drives the character and the moments that shaped him.
This week, learn the secret origin of...Squirrel Girl?!!? Plus, discover the untold tale of how Tim Drake almost became...Blue Beetle?!? Find out the full story in the latest edition of CBLR!
Biographer Blake Bell's latest book is an engrossing look at Golden Age artist, Bill Everett, creator of the Sub-Mariner and co-creator of Daredevil. CBR spoke with Bell about the new book and its origins.
Golden and Silver Age creators John Romita Sr., Jerry Robinson and Al Jaffee talk about their years in the comic book industry and the mentors and peers they have worked with at the New York Comic Con.
This week: searching for good comics art, and what that even means; the new wrinkle in health care reform, and why it'll make you sick; assessing the fall TV season; plus APE, Ellroy and gobs of other notes, and the Comics Cover Challenge
IDW continues their efforts breathe new life into classic comic strips via their Library of American Comics line, including upcoming collections highlighting everything from classic Archie stories to the works of luminaries like Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, C
CBR viewed a documentary on Steve Ditko, then heard live recollections from associates of Ditko, and observed three scholarly presentations on the works of Ditko. All that and a slice of cake.
Steve Ditko sounds off? Yup, plus more Miracle Men, Tyrese Gibson moving in to comics, the fake Art Adams reappears, the great comics bailout of 2009 and much more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS.
How badly was Steve Ditko screwed?; whatever happened to Virgin Comics?; convention apathy and who's going to win in November; SPOOKS CODE 9, Olympics and DVD wrapups and gobs of other notes.
Blake Bell brought Steve Ditko (figuratively, anyway) to Comic-Con in a discussion spotlighting his new book, "Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko," with guest panelists Jim Starlin, Gary Groth and more.