In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 6

Hmm. This is interesting. While explaining his position on who did what in the creation of Spider-Man, Stan Lee actually looks like a Ditko character!

In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 5

This part of the documentary covers Ditko after he left Marvel. I really liked a lot of his stories for ultra-cheapie publisher Charlton, in Derby, CT. They were reminiscent of his mystery stories at Marvel before the return of super-hero comics in ’61-’62.

In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 4

That’s Jazzy Johnny Romita in the preview frame. He took over drawing The Amazing Spider-Man in 1966, after Steve Ditko abruptly quit the book and left Marvel Comics. Ditko returned to Marvel later, but he never drew Spider-Man again.

In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 3

Before there was Dr. Strangelove, there was … Dr. Strange!

In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 2

That’s Fabulous Flo Steinberg, Marvel’s Corresponding Secretary, in the preview frame.

In Search of Steve Ditko – Part 1

The BBC program In Search of Steve Ditko, by Jonathan Ross, was pulled from YouTube, but not before I downloaded it, so I’ll post it here. This is a tiny 320×240 video, and letterboxed at that, scaled up to 440×330.