Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko dead

Jul 08, 2018, 08:15 IST | Agencies

Ditko left Marvel Comics over a fight with Lee, the causes of which have always remained murky. Ditko maintained a Manhattan studio until his death

Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko dead
Steve Ditko

Artiste Steve Ditko, who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, passed away. He was 90. The New York Police Department has confirmed his death. No cause of death was announced. Ditko was found dead in his apartment on June 29 and it is believed he died two days earlier. In 1961, Ditko and Lee created Spider-Man. Ditko left Marvel Comics over a fight with Lee, the causes of which have always remained murky. Ditko maintained a Manhattan studio until his death. He has no known survivors.

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