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Steve Ditko

Born on November 2, 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Steve Ditko attended the Cartoonist and Illustrator School in New York City, forerunner of the current School of Visual Arts. His earliest comics work appeared in 1953 in various horror comics from publishers such as Charlton, Prize and Farrell. In 1956 Ditko began working for Marvel Comics (then known as Atlas) on their horror titles. Ditko earned his place in comics history in 1962 with the publication of Marvel's Amazing Fantasy #15, which...See more