Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko – Exclusive Preview


The First Critical Retrospective of the Work of the Reclusive Spider-Man Co-Creator

Steve Ditko is best known as the co-creator, with Stan Lee, of Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, and other classic Marvel and DC characters. But, in the context of Steve Ditko’s 50-year career in comics, his creative involvement with Spider-Man is merely the tip of the iceberg. Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko is a coffee table art book tracing Ditko’s life and career, his unparalleled stylistic innovations, and his strict adherence to his philosophical principles, with lush displays of obscure and popular art from the thousands of pages of comics he’s drawn over the last 55 years.

Download an EXCLUSIVE 10-page PDF excerpt (7.4 MB) from Chapter 3, “Marvel Comics and Stan Lee.” Plus, click here to read the Introduction in its entirety.