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Year of the Artist, Day 191: Steve Ditko, Part 10 – Marvel Comics Presents #83

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “The Matchstick and the Moth” in Marvel Comics Presents #83, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated August 1991. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 190: Steve Ditko, Part 9 – Daredevil #264

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the issue is Daredevil #264, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated March 1989. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 189: Steve Ditko, Part 8 – Coyote #7

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “The Djinn” in Coyote #7, which was published by Marvel (under Epic Comics) and is cover dated July 1984. These scans are from Coyote volume 3, which was published by Image and came out in 2006. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 188: Steve Ditko, Part 7 – Heroes, Inc. #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “Cannon” (it’s untitled, but that’s good enough) in Heroes, Inc. #2, which was published by CPL/Gang Publications and is cover dated 1976. These scans are from Cannon, which was published by Fantagraphics and came out in March 2014 (and is well worth your money). Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 187: Steve Ditko, Part 6 – Beware the Creeper #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the issue is Beware the Creeper #1, which was published by DC and is cover dated June 1968. These scans are from The Creeper by Steve Ditko, which came out in 2010. Enjoy!
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What I bought – March 2014 selections

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On the narrow Augesd dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts – on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses’ hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing on another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)
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Year of the Artist, Day 10: Steve Ditko, Part 5 – Creepy #14

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “Where Sorcery Lives!” from Creepy #14, which was published by Warren and has a cover date of April 1967. These scans are from Creepy Presents Steve Ditko, my copy of which was published in 2013 by Dark Horse. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 9: Steve Ditko, Part 4 – Creepy #11

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “Beast Man!” from Creepy #11, which was published by Warren and has a cover date of October 1966. These scans are from Creepy Presents Steve Ditko, my copy of which was published in 2013 by Dark Horse. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 7: Steve Ditko, Part 2 – Strange Suspense Stories #32

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “A World of His Own” from Strange Suspense Stories #32, which was published by Charlton and has a cover date of May 1957. These scans are from Unexplored Worlds: The Steve Ditko Archives volume 2, my copy of which was published in 2010 by Fantagraphics. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 6: Steve Ditko, Part 1 – Daring Love #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Ditko, and the story is “Paper Romance!” from Daring Love #1, which was published by Gillmor Magazines (an imprint of Key Publications) and has a cover date of September 1953. These scans are from Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives volume 1, my copy of which was published in 2009 by Fantagraphics. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist archive!

Here is a listing of all the artists featured in my daily posts, “Year of the Artist.” Easy-peasy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for August 2013

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“Someone got hurt, someone got high, some of them left the rest behind”
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 168: Strange Tales #117

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to comics from one decade. This week’s decade: the 1960s! Today’s page is from Strange Tales #117, which was published by Marvel (although the indicia lists “Vista Publications”) and is cover dated February 1964. I borrowed this and several other comics over the next few weeks from Howard Harris, my comics retailer, who was nice enough to let me take them home and scan them. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 166: Strange Suspense Stories #34

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to comics from one decade. This week’s decade: the 1950s! Today’s page is from Strange Suspense Stories #34, which was published by Charlton and is cover dated November 1957. This scan is from Mysterious Traveler: The Steve Ditko Archives volume 3, which is published by Fantagraphics and just came out a few weeks ago. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 21: Out Of This World #4

Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is a story from Out Of This World #4, which was published by Charlton and is cover dated June 1957. This is a Steve Ditko story collected in Unexplored Worlds: The Steve Ditko Archives volume 2, which was published by Fantagraphics. Enjoy!
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