Steve Ditko – Creating Spider-Man

In remembrance of Steve Ditko.
November 2, 1927 – June 29, 2018


Here’s one of the most flawless and iconic pieces of sequential art ever produced – Spider-Man’s origin from Amazing Fantasy #15. These are the originals currently residing at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

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The following pages are Ditko’s “The Secrets of Spider-Man”
from the Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1.

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And here, in Ditko’s own words, is how Spider-Man was created.
From Avenging World – 2002

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About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at ComicsKingdom.com. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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