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We remember authors for the stories they tell and the many ways their words can entertain, enlighten and inspire us. The death of a beloved writer can leave us with a collective sense of loss, feelings of nostalgia, the belief that an era has passed. Fortunately for us, we will always have their works. This memorial site was created to honor and remember authors who've touched our lives.
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11/2/1927 - 6/29/2018

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Steve Ditko

Steve Ditko, comics artist who co-created the characters of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Friday, June 29, 2018, according to multiple news sources. He was 90. Following news of his death, comic book publishers, fellow artists, and fans took to the internet to mourn the loss of a legend in the medium. “Ditko didn’t just create characters – he built worlds. But today it is our world that is saddened by his loss. While he may no longer...
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