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Steve Ditko, Comic Book Artist Who Helped Create Spider-Man, Dies At Age 90

Ditko worked with both Marvel and DC Comics, helping to create iconic characters like Spider-Man and Dr. Strange.
Steve Ditko is perhaps best known for his role in creating Spider-Man for Marvel Comics. Source: Bryan Steffy

Steve Ditko, the comic-book artist best known for his role in creating Spider-Man, has died at the age of 90.

Ditko is credited with helping to popularize the Marvel Comics universe, whose characters today can be found everywhere from blockbuster films, to television shows, to theme

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