Comic book artist Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Comic book artist Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

Stan Lee pays tribute to Steve Ditko

ANI | Updated: Jul 14, 2018 23:09 IST

Washington DC, [USA] July 14 (ANI): Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee paid a tribute to comic book artist Steve Ditko, who died last month.
In a video posted on his Twitter handle, he said, "I cannot let the week go without commenting on Steve Ditko. Steve was certainly one of the most important creators in the comic book business. His talent was indescribable."
"I worked with him for many years and was always impressed with how he saw everything in terms of photos and pictures and movement and scenes. He told a story like a fine movie director would," he further said in the video.
He posted a video and captioned it, "Remembering Sturdy Steve Ditko - Stan"



According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ditko was one of Lee's most important collaborators, while they were working for the Marvel studios in the 1960s.
Ditko and Lee created Spider-Man back in 1961. He was the man who came up with the superhero's costume, web shooters and the iconic red and blue suit design.
He also helped create Spider-Man villains such characters such as Doctor Octopus, Sandman, the Lizard and Green Goblin.
"I'm sure there will be a lot written about him as time goes by and I will be one of the guys who buys the first book. You made a real impression here in the world," Lee also added. (ANI)

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