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picture frame Marvel; Dr. Octopus app; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 6 (CBI)
picture frame Marvel; Dr. Octopus app; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 6 (CBI)Cover art by John Romita. Gang War, Shmang War! What I Want to Know Is...Who the Heck Is Hammerhead?, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Romita and Jim Starlin, inks by John Romita and Tony Mortellaro; Dr. Octopus and Hammerhead are at war, with Spider-Man against them both; origin of Hammerhead.
John Romita was one of the driving forces behind Marvel's Silver Age, he took up the reins on Spider-Man following the departure of Steve Ditko with issue #38. Romita's run on Spider-Man would be long and significant, introducing characters including Mary Jane Watson, the Kingpin and many others. He would be a major contributor to the entire Marvel line throughout the 1970s including designing the look of The Punisher.
After leaving the Navy as a photographer Jim Starlin began his career in comic books where he enjoyed success as both a writer and artist. Starlin credits legendary artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko as major influences to his illustration style which is apparent in his early works. For over 40 years hes been known for his space opera-esque stories where he created popular characters such as Thanos, Drax and Gamora. His most notable works include Iron Man Adam Warlock and the Infinity Gauntlet.