Steve Ditko

1927 - 2018

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Stephen John Ditko (; November 2, 1927 – June 29, 2018) was an American comics artist and writer best known for being the co-creator of Marvel superhero Spider-Man and creator of Doctor Strange. He also made notable contributions to the character of Iron Man, revolutionizing the character's red and yellow design. Ditko studied under Batman artist Jerry Robinson at the Cartoonist and Illustrators School in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Ditko has received more than 4,121,830 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Steve Ditko is the 29th most popular comic artist (down from 20th in 2019), the 1,602nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,527th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Comic Artist.

Steve Ditko is most famous for co-creating Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and other comic book characters with Stan Lee.

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Over the past year Steve Ditko has had the most page views in the with 343,399 views, followed by Spanish (31,413), and Russian (27,991). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Romanian (114.73%), Simple English (87.20%), and Belarusian (86.43%)


Among comic artists, Steve Ditko ranks 29 out of 226Before him are Georges Wolinski, Kentaro Miura, Naoki Urasawa, Alan Moore, Go Nagai, and Quino. After him are Don Rosa, André Franquin, Cabu, Yoshihiro Togashi, Hirohiko Araki, and Winsor McCay.

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Among people born in 1927, Steve Ditko ranks 76Before him are Jacques Mayol, Jean-Claude Pascal, Claude Gensac, Narciso Yepes, Herbert Blomstedt, and César Milstein. After him are Kurt Masur, George C. Scott, Lucio Fulci, Günter Guillaume, Wadie Haddad, and Sabah. Among people deceased in 2018, Steve Ditko ranks 69Before him are Alan Bean, Claude Lanzmann, Sondra Locke, Dolores O'Riordan, Thomas A. Steitz, and Anthony Bourdain. After him are Christine Nöstlinger, Quini, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Efraín Ríos Montt, and Henri Michel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Ditko ranks 1,602 out of 20,380Before him are Conrad Hilton (1887), Julia Child (1912), Norman Reedus (1969), Michael Moore (1954), James Ivory (1928), and Beyoncé (1981). After him are Karen Grassle (1942), Barbara Hershey (1948), Edgar Mitchell (1930), Bill Haley (1925), James McKeen Cattell (1860), and Robert B. Laughlin (1950).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Steve Ditko ranks 7Before him are Stan Lee (1922), Joseph Barbera (1911), Carl Barks (1901), Matt Groening (1954), Jack Kirby (1917), and Bob Kane (1915). After him are Don Rosa (1951), Winsor McCay (1867), Will Eisner (1917), Charles Addams (1912), Bill Finger (1914), and Frank Miller (1957).