The Steve Ditko Archives #3 - Mysterious Traveler
(April 2012)

Fantagraphics, 2009 Series
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Volume
3
Price
39.99 USD
Pages
248
On-sale date
2012-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-60699-498-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606994986 53999
Editing
Blake Bell; Kim Thompson (Editorial Liaison)
Color
color
Dimensions
7.25 in. x 10 in.
Paper Stock
matte
Binding
hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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?
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typeset

Mysterious Traveler (Table of Contents: 1)

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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page with an illustration by Ditko

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Blake Bell
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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?
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typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Blake Bell with art by Steve Ditko

From All Our Darkrooms (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1842
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Menace of the Maple Leaves (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1843
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Long ago a witch put a spell on maple trees and to this day the trees have the means to protect themselves.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense; science fiction
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Keywords
occult

Indexer Notes

Cover based on panels from individual stories.

Will Power (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1854
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Decision (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
None
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Forbidden Room (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1917
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Strange Fate of Captain Fenton (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1935
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Thing on the Beach! (Table of Contents: 11)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Last One (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1936
Genre
horror-suspense
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Free (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1914
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
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Stranger in the House (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1942
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A family is shocked by the sudden appearance of a soldier in the home, instituting new discipline, but it is really just the goings-on in a dollhouse.
Reprints

All Those Eyes (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1946
Genre
drama; spy
Synopsis
A spy is haunted by a multitude of eyes.
Reprints

The Faceless Ones (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
S1968
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Haunt (Host)
Reprints

The Thing on the Beach! (Table of Contents: 17)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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His Fate (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1970
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Haunt (Host)
Reprints

The Messages (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1996
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Haunt (Host)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Dr. Haunt / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Dr. Haunt
Reprints

Menace of the Invisibles (Table of Contents: 21)

Dr. Haunt / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1997
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Haunt (host)
Synopsis
A scientist cannot perceive his enemy, but his best friend can.
Reprints

The Man Who Lost His Face (Table of Contents: 22)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
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The Desert Spell (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2042
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
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?

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
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?

Genre
science fiction
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The Night They Learned the Truth (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
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?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2043
Genre
science fiction
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The Night of Red Snow (Table of Contents: 27)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense; science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
occult

He's Coming for Me (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2047
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

I Made a Volcano (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2101
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
A madman amnesiac is sealing up vents on a volcano to make it erupt, though he doesn't know why he wants to cause such mayhem.
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The Thing from Below (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2102
Genre
science fiction
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Father, Help Me! (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2105
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Live for Reunion (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2129
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Hal returns to where his parents disappeared twenty years ago and can't decide whether to join them or not.
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Clairvoyance (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2130
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A statue of David Fenner memorializes when he briefly gained amazing mental abilities.
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The Scar (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2138
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

Where Is Kubar? (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2139
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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Look Deep Into My Eyes (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2140
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Old Fool's Secret (Table of Contents: 37)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Keywords
maps; minarets

Tomorrow's Punishment (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Je Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2166
Reprints

The Man Who Saw Again (Table of Contents: 39)

The Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S2167
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Synopsis
A blind man's sight is restored by a tiny man who jumped into his begging cup.
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The Man Who Lost His Face (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2168
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

Night Call (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2169
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Atomic Clerk (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2170
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The River's Wrath (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2200
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Escape (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
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Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2202
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Night of the Red Snow (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2207
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An artist captures the perfect shade of red.
Reprints

Plague (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S2208
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Mysterious Traveler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Mysterious Traveler
Reprints

The Sultan (Table of Contents: 49)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2209
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Synopsis
A sultan's search for wealth ends in a very unlikely mirage.
Reprints

Above the Topmost Peak (Table of Contents: 50)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2210
Genre
adventure
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Synopsis
A climber finds there is more to the mountain than he anticipated.
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The Man Below (Table of Contents: 51)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2211
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Reprints

The Elixir (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2243
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Ezra Benton is given a youth elixir by aliens but when his wife ruins his chance to make his fortune with it he finally decides to live for himself.
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The Drums (Table of Contents: 53)

Dr. Haunt / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2258
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Haunt (host)
Synopsis
A thief is pursued by tribal drums that are closer than he realizes.
Reprints

The Man Who Changed Bodies (Table of Contents: 54)

Dr. Haunt / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2259
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Haunt (host)
Synopsis
A man switches bodies with another, but the results are quite different from what he expected.
Reprints

He Shall Have Vengeance (Table of Contents: 55)

Dr. Haunt / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2261
Genre
drama
Characters
Dr. Haunt (host)
Synopsis
Dave seeks revenge for Phil's death, but he doesn't know who the true killer is.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Mysterious Traveler
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. From All Our Darkrooms
  6. 5. The Menace of the Maple Leaves
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Will Power
  9. 8. The Decision
  10. 9. The Forbidden Room
  11. 10. The Strange Fate of Captain Fenton
  12. 11. The Thing on the Beach!
  13. 12. The Last One
  14. 13. Free
  15. 14. Stranger in the House
  16. 15. All Those Eyes
  17. 16. The Faceless Ones
  18. 17. The Thing on the Beach!
  19. 18. His Fate
  20. 19. The Messages
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Haunt
  22. 21. Menace of the Invisibles
    Dr. Haunt
  23. 22. The Man Who Lost His Face
  24. 23. The Desert Spell
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. The Night They Learned the Truth
  28. 27. The Night of Red Snow
  29. 28. He's Coming for Me
  30. 29. I Made a Volcano
  31. 30. The Thing from Below
  32. 31. Father, Help Me!
  33. 32. Live for Reunion
  34. 33. Clairvoyance
  35. 34. The Scar
  36. 35. Where Is Kubar?
  37. 36. Look Deep Into My Eyes
  38. 37. The Old Fool's Secret
  39. 38. Tomorrow's Punishment
  40. 39. The Man Who Saw Again
    The Mysterious Traveler
  41. 40. The Man Who Lost His Face
  42. 41. Night Call
  43. 42. The Atomic Clerk
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. The River's Wrath
  46. 45. Escape
  47. 46. The Night of the Red Snow
  48. 47. Plague
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Mysterious Traveler
  50. 49. The Sultan
    Mysterious Traveler
  51. 50. Above the Topmost Peak
    Mysterious Traveler
  52. 51. The Man Below
    Mysterious Traveler
  53. 52. The Elixir
  54. 53. The Drums
    Dr. Haunt
  55. 54. The Man Who Changed Bodies
    Dr. Haunt
  56. 55. He Shall Have Vengeance
    Dr. Haunt
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