Another Legend Passes: Steve Ditko dies at age 90

Steve Ditko co-Creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, found dead at age 90.

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One of the most important creators in comics has passed away. Steve Ditko, creator of Spider-man, Doctor Strange, the Creeper and more was found dead in his home at age 90. Marvel President Dan Buckley said in a statement “the Marvel family mourns the loss, Steve transformed the industry and the Marvel Universe, and his legacy will never be forgotten,” Buckley said. “Our thoughts are with his family, loved ones, and fans during this sad time.”

Jim Lee, publisher of DC Entertainment (home to Batman and Superman), said in a series of tweets that while Ditko was known for co-creating Spider-Man, he did work on the DC side as well.

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