The Steve Ditko Archives

The Steve Ditko Archives are presented by Fantagraphics in multiple volumes and feature meticulously restored, full-color pages from Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko in his early prime. Ditko was at the time working in near anonymity for Charlton Comics in the then-popular horror/suspense genre, and these early comics saw an explosion in Ditko’s ingenuity, as he manipulated the traditional comic-book page layout with masterful results.

“Fantastic... Raw and grotesque and beautifully drawn and presented.” – Dave Gibbons, co-creator of