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Cartoonist Jim Keefe (age 13) in the Minneapolis Tribune

Time for the Wayback Machine, Mr. Peabody, to a chilly winter’s day 34 years ago… Back in 1978 – waaaaaaay before I had the inkling that I’d eventually have a comic strip of my own in the newspaper – the … Continue reading

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Steve Ditko RIP 1927-2018

In remembrance of Steve Ditko, 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. … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Spider-Man!

I just found out that my niece Heather thought that Spider-Man’s webbing is organic (like in the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films) as opposed to a device that Peter Parker created. For her to make this mistake is bad Uncle-ing on … Continue reading

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Coloring Spider-Man

Back in 1992, when I was the colorist on staff at King Features Syndicate, I got the chance to color the Spider-Man newspaper strip. Usually this would be handled by someone Marvel hired, but if it was a reprint or … Continue reading

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It’s 1978 Again, True Believers!

Thanks to cartoonist Mike Lynch for pointing out my 1978 Spider-Man Calendar can be used this year as well – The twelve year old in me is very happy! To check out the whole calendar, go to Mark Anderson’s site … Continue reading

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