Creators of The Amazing Spider-Man

Stan Lee

  • Born December 28, 1922 (age 91)

  • Born in New York City
  • Has worked with several artists including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko
  • Co-created The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, X-Men, and many other characters

  • Created Spiderman for teens to relate to a superhero

  • Inducted into Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 1994

  • Inducted into Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1995

Steve Ditko

  • Born November 2, 1927 (age 86)

  • Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

  • Started in U.S. Army drawing comics for an Army newspaper

  • Studied at the School of Visual Arts under idol, Batman artist Jerry Robinson

  • Co-created Creeper, Doctor Strange, Hawk and Dove, Mr. A, and Question

  • Inducted into Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1990

  • Inducted into Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 1994