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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

For Long-Time Comic Book Geeks Only

Leave it to "Robby Reed" of Dial B for Blog to find a photo of Steve
Ditko which is not the same damned photo everyone has seen before!


A quote from Roy Thomas:

I'll never forget the day I walked into one Marvel office not long after Ditko quit, and here's John Romita drawing Amazing Spider-Man and Larry [Lieber] drawing the Spider-Man Annual and Marie Severin drawing "Dr. Strange," and I joked, "This is the Steve Ditko Room; it takes three of you to do what Steve Ditko used to do."

You'll either "get" it, or you won't.

Thanks for your time.

P.S. ~~ Happy Belated Birthday, Steve Ditko! (November 2nd.)

10 comments:

  1. DITKO! I have no idea who you are, yet I celebrate you. DITKO!

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  2. I know all the names and yet I don't get the joke. Do I get half points?

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  3. Wasn't Steve Ditko the guy who played "The Unknown Comic" on the Gong Show?

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  4. Wasn't Steve Ditko the guy who was my doorman?

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  5. Well, at least I get it. Then again, I'm not a true comic book nerd( no offence David ). What do I know? I'm listening to Spike Jones as I write this( The Blue Danube, as a matter of fact ).

    And by "THEY" ,are you refering to M.E.?( now Doodles Weaver is trying to sing the Flying Trapeze )or....

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  6. SubTorp: Yes, "They" includes you.

    Sparkle: Steve Ditko co-created Spider-Man and Dr. Strange. He also created the Question and Mr. A. He co-created the Creeper, Stalker, the Destructor...

    He's been busy.

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  7. Cake: Half points? Geez. Being cute only gets you so far in life, you know...

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