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Tom Holland, Marvel pay tributes to Steve Ditko

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Tom Holland, the man who currently holds the mantel to play on screen, has penned a touching tribute to legendary comic artiste

Ditko, who co-created and Doctor Strange with comic book legend Stan Lee, was found dead in his apartment on June 29. He was 90.

Holland, 22, took to to honour the comic book artiste, saying Ditko made "many people happy and changed lives".

"We all want to leave our mark on the world - this guy crushed it. He made so many people so happy and changed lives - most of all, mine! Thank you Steve - your life lives on man, thank you," he wrote.

Holland made his debut as Spider-Man/in "America: Civil War" and later headlined his own solo "Spider-Man: Homecoming".

His latest turn as came in the blockbuster "Avengers: Infinity War", which released this April.

Entertainment also posted a tribute to Ditko.

The company shared a picture of Spider-Man and wrote, "Thank you, Steve. Rest in Peace."

Entertainment's president, Dan Buckley, condoled Ditko's death in a statement released on the company's website.

"Today, the family mourns the loss of Steve transformed the industry and the Marvel Universe, and his legacy will never be forgotten. Our thoughts are with his family, loved ones, and fans during this sad time," Buckley said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 12:55 IST