Steve Dikto Comics Blog
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New & Upcoming Ditko - THE HERO COMICS #29 and OVERTURE  20h42 30 novembre
Latest Ditko release is under the Famous Comics label and titled THE HERO COMICS #29. The cover feature is Blue Beetle, highlighting a reprint of the 1968 Charlton comic by BLUE BEETLE #5 by Ditko, both the lead story and the Question backup. Also in this issue are some other Blue Beetle material,...
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World’s Finest Comics #251 [1978]  18h23 30 septembre
Part of a short run of Creeper stories Ditko wrote and drew and in the late 1970s, which saw Jack Ryder as the head of a security team at Cosmic Broadcasting, this time tasked with foiling an extortion scheme led by a masked figure who gives the 8-page story its name, The Disrupter .Ditko did a...
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Bill Schelly, R.I.P.  16h17 24 septembre
Just wanted to quickly note the passing of Bill Schelly, a comic creator, historian and publisher, who early on was one of the fanzine publishers to print the Mr. A. work of Steve Ditko in his SENSE OF WONDER publication. In more recent times he wrote the definitive biographies of Joe Kubert, John...
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Marvel Comics Presents #80 [1991]  18h24 22 septembre
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS was a long running twice-monthly anthology series which for most of its run featured four 8-page stories in each issue, with a mix of long-running serialized stories (as long as 25 chapters) and one-shot stories, and occasionally shorter serials like this one. Ditko was a...
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Adventure Comics #474 [1980]  15h40 21 septembre
This issue opens with The Chains That Bind , chapter 8 of the 12-part space opera by the Ditko Levitz Tanghal team. At this point we’re knee-deep in intrigue, plots and secrets, as the Empress Clryssa is assumed dead, but really in the care of Starman, still unaware that he’s really Prince...
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New & Upcoming Ditko - OUT OF THIS WORLD and HERO BLUE BEETLE  23h58 16 septembre
Sorry this is a bit late. I thought I posted it a few weeks ago.Now available from all the usual sources, OUT OF THIS WORLD no. 28, a 48-page anthology of Ditko science fiction, with several 1950s stories, plus a sampling of stuff from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, a few of them stories from WITZEND,...
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Link-- Ditko Kickstarter - OUT OF THIS WOR  01h13 02 juin
Now on Kickstarter is another 48-page anthology title of Ditko classics, this time the revolving title landing on OUT OF THIS WORLD for the first time since OUT OF THIS WORLD #20 back in 2016. There’s still a lot of great science fiction themed Ditko material from either Charlton or his...
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New Ditko - MR. A. #8 and 32 Series collections  20h01 28 mai
The latest SD Publishing comic, DITKO’S MR. A. #8, is now available. Leading off with a long out-of-print classic 1960s Mr. A. story (maybe my favourite Mr. A. story) and with a variety of other reprints from throughout Ditko’s career, with a few surprises.Kickstarter backers should have copies now...
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New Ditko - THE COMICS v30#1  04h00 03 mars
The January 2019 issue of Robin Snyder’s long-running newsletter THE COMICS (Vol. 30, No. 1) features several pieces on the passing of Steve Ditko, including an artistic tribute from Gary Kato, an essay by Rodney Schroeter, a long piece by Snyder in his Under The Gun column with several anecdotes...
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Link-- Ditko Kickstarter - MR. A. RETUR  23h43 28 février
Robin Snyder has launched another Kickstarter project, this time for MR. A. RETURNS, another 48-page anthology issue of Ditko comics, the eighth issue for the iconic title character. The featured image (probably the cover) is an especially nice example of the single-page fanzine pieces with Mr. A....
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New Ditko - DOWN MEMORY LANE  00h58 23 février
Now available, DOWN MEMORY LANE, the latest release from SD Publishing. This is the 27th and final issue of The 32 Series of publications that began in 2008 with THE AVENGING MIND, and was the primary home of new Ditko comics in the 21st Century, with over 800 pages of comics and illustrations...
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Link-- Ditko Kickstarter - DOWN MEMORY LA  22h19 29 novembre
Latest SD Publishing Kickstarter is now up. DOWN MEMORY LANE is the hook, and possibly the title, and it has something to do with the THE AVENGING MIND book published 10 years ago, which kicked off the long series of Ditko’s 32s that has run for 26 issues to date, the latest earlier this year....
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New Ditko - MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER NO. 27  21h44 20 novembre
Now available, TALES OF THE MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER NO. 27, the latest release from Snyder and Ditko. The book leads off with the 8-page If...Then... The Game , continuing a feature from the late 20th century and the first posthumous release of original material from Ditko. The rest of the...
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Happy 91  18h57 02 novembre
November 2, 1927, Steve Ditko bornCouldn’t quite get up to 91 publications there for the photo (I guess if I stretched things a bit I could), I’m hoping by next year I can get up to 92.- - - - - - - - - - - Snyder Ditko Kickstarter - Captain Atom and more.
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Link-- Ditko Kickstarter Something Differen  21h52 04 septembre
Robin Snyder now has the next SD Publishing project up at Kickstarter, promising Something Different in the 48-page anthology which will be published later this year.And a reminder that a treasure trove of Snyder Ditko published comics are just a quick mail order away, including most of the books...