Thursday, August 3, 2017

I Come From the Shadow World-Steve Ditko-1959


I was not quite one year old when this came out. For years, after I picked it up used, a coverless copy of this was the oldest comic book I had!





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  1. So what if the guy couldn't draw pretty girls (or pretty men, for that matter). Ditko was one the best, most innovative designer/draftsmen ever. And he really shined during Marvel's "Fin Fang Foom" period.

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    1. For me, Ditto did his best work during that period through his Marvel years as well as the Warren work. All peak Ditko. I wonder, though, whether a problem for him was the shrinking of the art boards. He did some interesting pencilling at Charlton, but never (to me) inked as well after that first run at Marvel -- which coincided with the art size being halved.

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