Tag Archives: Steve Ditko

Steve Ditko’s Cartooning: Abstraction / Word vs. Picture / Motion

Grid explores the innovative visual techniques of artist Steve Ditko. Continue reading

 

One-Artist Anthology Comics

As if it weren’t enough that comics are the domain of the obsessive control freak, there is a cartooning sect that perfectly defines the creative mania responsible for some of our greatest works: the one-artist anthology. This is its history. Continue reading

 

Steve Ditko — HA! / AH! — Laughing at Death.

Ditko is a satirist — Ditko creates Black and White Black Comedy with Sick Humor. Ditko’s Creeper: Performance, Heroism, and Mania. Ditko is the single most innovative artist/humorist to come out of the Mainstream Comics Industry. Discuss. Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/3/11 – Fresh Presentations)

“Oh my god, is that more money? Comics can smurf right off!” Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/6/11 – No More Holidays)

Welcome back, America! New comics are still on Wednesday, and this column is still… RIGHT NOW. Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/27/11 – No More Thinking)

On the ideological dialectic of Steve Ditko’s squiggles and how a slap is sometimes like a kiss. Plus: more comics; more drugs. Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/9/11 – New History Detail)

“A weekly tip sheet for upcoming comics, eh?” the executioner laughed, raising his axe. Trembling, Jog thought back to how it all began… Continue reading

 

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