Today is the birthday of the late comic book artist Steve Ditko, the co-creator of Spider-Man and Dr. Strange. (You will be no doubt shocked to discover that he never saw anywhere near the financial compensation he deserved for such a contribution to the world.)
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Way before the era of the Internet…back when DVDs had barely broken through the market, and Marvel Studios was just the faintest glimmer in the eye…there was a legend. A legend of a movie that had not just Captain America in it, but Spider-Man. And Mexican wrestler-hero Santo. All in the same movie.
How was this possible? How did Marvel sign off on this?
Of course they didn’t sign off on this, silly—this was a completely unauthorized Turkish movie called 3 Dev Adam (“3 Giant Heroes”).
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