Friday, September 20, 2013

The Grooviest Covers of All Time: Steve Ditko's Super-Heroes

Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! From the beginning to the end of the Groovy Age, Sturdy Steve Ditko laid some far-out covers on comicdom (Wow, was that putting things mildly!). Plant your peepers on just a select few of his best super-hero covers...

The Plastic Man half of this cover is penciled by Dave Cockrum, baby!


  1. I love the Charlton covers especially, probably because they feature Ditko's excellent designs for Captain Atom and Blue Beetle.
    Starman is another favorite. I recall being disappointed when the dollar anthology format was discontinued for Adventure, but the Starman/Plastic Man double-feature became a fast favorite: fun stories and art by Ditko and Staton. What's not to like?

  2. That Marvel Triple Action cover in particular is a treat since it shows the scene from the John Buscema original cover from a completely different angle. Fresh but true to the source material.

    Ditko's Captain Atom and Blue Beetle covers are especially good.

    Rip Off

  3. Ditko had all the best super heroes but where are all those great Spidey covers?!

    1. Those were pre-Groovy Age, Matt. But you're right, they were great!



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