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KONGA #5
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PUBLISHER: Charlton
COMMENTS: Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.



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Steve Ditko was an American comics artist and writer best known for being the co-creator of Marvel superhero Spider-Man and creator of Doctor Strange. He also made notable contributions to the character of Iron Man, revolutionizing the character's red and yellow design.

Ditko studied under Batman artist Jerry Robinson at the Cartoonist and Illustrators School in New York City. He began his professional career in 1953, working in the studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, beginning as an inker and coming under the influence of artist Mort Meskin. During this time, he began his long association with Charlton Comics, where he did work in the genres of science fiction, horror, and mystery. He also co-created the superhero Captain Atom in 1960.

During the 1950s, Ditko also drew for Atlas Comics, a forerunner of Marvel Comics. He went on to contribute much significant work to Marvel. Ditko was the artist for the first 38 issues of The Amazing Spider-Man, co-creating much of the Spider-Man supporting characters and villains with Stan Lee. Beginning with issue #25, Ditko was also credited as the plotter. In 1966, after being the exclusive artist on The Amazing Spider-Man and the "Doctor Strange" feature in Strange Tales, Ditko left Marvel for a variety of reasons, including creative differences and unpaid royalties.

Ditko continued to work for Charlton and also DC Comics, including a revamp of the long-running character the Blue Beetle and creating or co-creating the Question, the Creeper, Shade the Changing Man, and Hawk and Dove. Ditko also began contributing to small independent publishers, where he created Mr. A, a hero reflecting the influence of Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism. Ditko largely declined to give interviews, saying he preferred to communicate through his work.

Ditko was inducted into the comics industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1990 and into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994. He will be posthumously honored as a Disney Legend in 2024.


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    KONGA #5
    Charlton NM: 9.4
    investment grade
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
    investment grade
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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    KONGA #5
    Charlton VF: 8.0
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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    KONGA #5
    Charlton FN+: 6.5
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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    KONGA #5
    Charlton VG/F: 5.0
    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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    KONGA #5
    Charlton VG/F: 5.0
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    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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    Steve Ditko cover/art; Bill Molno pencils; Dick Giordano inks; Last 10c price; 15c Price variant exists.
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