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He first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy

  • He first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books. Inspired by the updated Falcon outfit worn during Civil War and Infinity War, the costume worn by cosplayer Shana Mostella is wonderful. Black Superman Costume     As comics historian Greg Theakston recounts, Kirby told Lee about an unpublished character on which he had collaborated with Joe Simon in the 1950s, in which an orphaned boy living with an old couple finds a magic ring that granted him superhuman powers.CCosplay   Lee, while claiming credit for the initial idea, has acknowledged Ditko's role, stating, "If Steve wants to be called co-creator, I think he deserves [it]".Author and Ditko scholar Blake Bell writes that it was Ditko who noted the similarities to the Fly.