Here's a preview of one of the essays in #4:
#14: LABELS AND LABELERS
© 2013 S. Ditko
As usual with fan comments—labels, smears—about me, they have more “emotional” truth than any factual substance.
These fan labelers, abusers, insulters, have no real interest in, concern with, facts, truth, 1st hand experience, knowledge.
Their “truth” is subjective, emotional or intrinsic, some “authority” is believed, parroted.
Did I “retire” or is it that comic book editors didn’t want my work anymore?
Is that relevant to anything?
Can these so-concerned fans explain why, outside of my Marvel work on S-M and DS, all other comic book titles, characters, I worked on at Marvel and DC soon failed.
Where was my claimed, believed, huge fan support or were my “fans” some overblown hype?
Isn’t it that ALL—or most—fans are emotionally selective fans?
Fans, like all of us, are turned on or off by specific subject material.
Any artist has X number of fans (sales) for his mystery, his fantasy, his war, science fiction, specific super hero...