Ditko On Creativity

By | Wednesday, December 09, 2009 Leave a Comment
Speaking of Robert Beerbohm (as I was yesterday), he just posted this scan from Fanzation #3 circa 1969. According to Beerbohm:
Steve Ditko sent us this letter as a consolation prize of sorts on creativity which we published when he asked us not to published the phone interview we conducted wherein Ditko pointblank informed us Martin Goodman and Stanley Lieber flat out lied to him about promised royalties regarding the commercial success of The Amazing Spiderman, Ditko's creation. Right before we were going to "press" Ditko had second thoughts, asked us not to, we complied, and now the story has become apocryphal in the circles of comics fandom legends.
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