As the original artist and co-creator who brought the Amazing
Spider-Man to life in 1962, and established the look of Iron Man
and the Incredible Hulk as we know them today, artist Steve Ditko s
talents varied far beyond the realm of the superhero genre. Tales
of unexplored worlds, of spine-chilling suspense, mystery, and
horror dripped hauntingly from the pen of Steve Ditko over half a
decade before he would bring to the world famous wall-crawler to
Unexplored Worlds: The Steve Ditko Archives Vol. 2 continues the
showcase of the artist s 1950s work that began with editor Blake
Bell s 2009 best-selling Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives
Vol. 1, both following up on Strange and Stranger: The World of
Steve Ditko, Bell s 2008 critically-acclaimed retrospective of
Ditko s career. For the first time, spectacular full-color reprints
of stories are on display from the peak period of his career as an
artist. After a bout of illness forced Ditko to disappear from
comics in 1955, the artist came back with a vengeance, marking 1956
as his first stint at Marvel Comics with his Spider-Man co-creator,
Stan Lee. And in 1957, Ditko renewed his association with Charlton
Comics, a partnership that would see Ditko produce almost 500 pages
of completed artwork in that year alone. The leap in the quality of
the legendary artist s work during this period is stunning. A few
scant years into his career and Ditko was already the most unique
artist in comic-book history and one of its most prolific. The book
also features editor Bell s insightful introduction, providing
historical background and speaking to Ditko s influence and his
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