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Strange and stranger : the world of Steve Ditko

Author: Blake Bell; Steve Ditko
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical retrospective of the work of Spider-Man's reclusive co-creator traces the progression of his spatial designs from the hallucinatory landscapes of Dr. Strange to the plebeian earthiness of The Amazing Spider Man, in an account that covers such topics as his early work for Marvel and his creation of Mr. A.
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Named Person: Steve Ditko; Stan Lee; Eric Stanton; Ayn Rand; Archie Goodwin; Spider-Man, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blake Bell; Steve Ditko
ISBN: 9781560979210 1560979216
OCLC Number: 226975345
Description: 183, [33] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Stretching things --
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 1927-49 --
New York City 1950-54 --
Marvel Comics and Stan Lee 1955-62 --
Ditko and Eric Stanton --
Spider-man 1962-66 --
Doctor Strange 1962-66 --
Ayn Rand & the end at Marvel 1962-66 Archie Goodwin and Warren 1966-67 --
Randian heroes at Charlton and DC 1967-68 --
Fans vs. Ditko 1959-75 --
Can't go home again 1975-87 --
Fade to black and white 1988-present --
The avenging artist --
The lighter side of ... --
1950s cover gallery
Other Titles: World of Steve Ditko
Responsibility: [Blake Bell].

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A critical retrospective of the work of Spider-Man's reclusive co-creator traces the progression of his spatial designs from the hallucinatory landscapes of Dr. Strange to the plebeian earthiness of The Amazing Spider Man, in an account that covers such topics as his early work for Marvel and his creation of Mr. A.

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