An action-oriented medium, comics have long used wars--real and fictional--as narrative fodder. Now, discover the secret, surprising history of anti-war comics with this marvelously curated collection.
A few comics portrayed the horrors of war, but no blatantly anti-war stories were known to exist--until now! Buried in rare comics published during the Cold War were powerful realistic, fantasy, and sci-fi stories that strongly condemned war and the bomb, boldly calling for peace. Exciting action stories compellingly relevant to the world today!
Steve Ditko is best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel characters Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. He began his professional career in 1953, working in the studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby as an inker. During the late 1950s he began working for Atlas Comics, a forerunner of Marvel Comics, where he continued to contribute work in the 1960s. He went on to work for Charlton and DC Comics where he created or co-created such characters as the Question, the Creeper, the Changing Man, and Hawk and Dove. Ditko was inducted into the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994.