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Unpublished Ditko: Sketches and Color Guides For COSAGE

Another example of Ditko putting down a very quick and rough sketch, most likely as a color guide for Charlton’s colorist, Wendy Fiore. Cosage appeared in the 6 page story “Kela is just ahead, Razno!” in CHARLTON ACTION:FEATURING STATIC #12, … Continue reading

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Charlton Action Kid -intital designs

We have here what appears to be Ditko’s preliminary designs (perhaps even his first attempt?) of the Charlton Action Kid! Note that it’s on rice/tracing paper, is hastily sketched out, and a few rudimentary colors thrown in for his own … Continue reading

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Original cover art; HAUNTED #7, August 1972

Cheers, and welcome to my first post with the Cultist Team! Stunning cover art penciled and inked by Ditko for the 7th issue of Charlton Comics “HAUNTED”, cover dated August 1972. As you can see, a few of the cover … Continue reading

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INFO: IDW presents a free preview of Gorgo #1

IDW currently has a free full-length preview of Gorgo #1; a great issue that was drawn by Steve Ditko in 1961. Here is what they say: Hey gang!  We’re really excited about the recently released STEVE DITKO’S MONSTERS VOL. 1: GORGO and … Continue reading

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Charlton: The Thing #13 – “Avery and the Goblins” (Full Story) (Public Domain)

Avery and the Goblins from The Thing #13 (1954)

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Charlton: Outer Space #18 – “Assignment Treason” (Full Story) (Public Domain)

Assignment Treason from Outer Space #18 (1958)

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Ditko Cover of the Week (#19) – Blue Beetle #3

Another captivating cover from some of Steve Ditko’s best years at Charlton Comics – The Blue Beetle! Although the series wasn’t a hit with regular Chalton readers the art was, and still is, some of the Steve Ditko’s most iconic. … Continue reading

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Steve Ditko Letters: Any Original Comic Art (Jul. 1970)

A early letter response from Steve Ditko as he serves his final years at the struggling comics publisher Charlton.

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Charlton: The THING! #12 – “Cinderella” (Full Story) (Public Domain)

Cinderella from The THING #12 (1954)

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Charlton: Black Fury #16 – “The Son of Black Fury” (Full Story) (Public Domain)

The Son of Black Fury from Black Fury #16 (1958)

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Charlton: Black Fury #16 – “A Fatal Rendezvous!” (Full Story) (Public Domain)

“A Fatal Rendezvous!” from Black Fury #16 (1958)

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