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    Steve Ditko - Amazing Spider-Man #13, page 12 Original Art (Marvel, 1964). Hold on to your web-spinners, Spidey fans! This page hails from "The Menace of Mysterio" and Spider-Man and Mysterio are battling in every panel, as the wall-crawler tries to land a blow on his crafty nemesis. Steve Ditko's work on the Amazing Spider-Man assured him of a spot in the comic book Hall of Fame in 1990. His peer and fellow Marvel titan Jack Kirby once remarked, "You can point to any picture that Steve Ditko makes and say, 'Ditko did that.' He's got a definite style that you recognize anywhere. He's a wonderful conceptualist." Many fans consider Ditko's work on Spider-Man to be the high point of a brilliant career. Mike Benton explained why when he wrote in his indispensable book Masters of Imagination, "Ditko was immersed in the Spider-Man universe and he covered the walls of his Manhattan studio with maps and drawings of Aunt May's house, the Daily Bugle offices, and the campus of Empire State University." In short, Steve Ditko showed a dedication to his craft that went far beyond that of a simple wage earner. The image size of this terrific page measures 12.5" x 18.5", and the art is in Excellent condition. Face front true believer -- if you crave a Sturdy Steve Ditko Spider-Man action page, here it is!

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