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San Diego Comic-Con co-founder and Shel’s pal Richard Alf passed away on January 4, 2012. There will be a memorial service for Richard at 3PM on Thursday, January 12 at the following location: Bonham Brothers & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service 321 12th St., Ramona, CA 92065 (760) 789-1678 There will also be a viewing […]

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The new cartoon art mural titled “The Sky’s the Limit!” at San Diego’s International Airport was unveiled on Memorial Day weekend 2011 and pays homage to San Diego’s rich aviation and comic art histories. A caricature of Comic-Con Founder Shel Dorf and airborne characters Steve Canyon, Snoopy, and Phil Yeh’s Winged Tiger are featured along side cartooned versions of pilots and aircraft from Lindbergh Field . This tribute to the friendly skies and imagination is located on the Sky Bridge at Terminal 1.

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The first ever AfterCon Artshow took place on July 22nd , 23rd , and 24th 2010 at Suture Gallery in San Diego generating $1,810.00 for the Shel Dorf New Talent Encouragement Fund.

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King Kon

October 17, 2010

Mark Evanier has written elsewhere of the King Kon mini-convention, which was produced in February, 1974 by Shel Dorf and Ken Krueger. Thanks to Jackie Estrada and Matt Lorentz, we are now able to present a King Kon flyer for your viewing pleasure.

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Matt Lorentz has begun to set up the AFTERCON 2010 art show and charitable auction, which will benefit the Shel Dorf New Talent Encouragement Fund. The AFTERCON show will run concurrently with San Diego’s Comic-Con International, July 22-24, from 8PM to midnight each day at San Diego’s Suture Gallery. For more about the show, visit the official AFTERCON site at aftercon.blogspot.com.

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Artist Don Flaws has contributed portraits of Shel Dorf and Stan “The Man” Lee to be auctioned at the AFTERCON 2010 show in Shel Dorf’s Honor. The AFTERCON show will run concurrently with San Diego’s Comic-Con International, July 22-24, from 8PM to midnight each day. For more about the show, visit the official AFTERCON site at aftercon.blogspot.com.

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Artist David Lozeau has created a customized “Cyclops Mummy” Munny doll to be displayed and auctioned at the AFTERCON 2010 show in Shel Dorf’s Honor. The AFTERCON show will run concurrently with San Diego’s Comic-Con International, July 22-24, from 8PM to midnight each day. For more about the show, visit the official AFTERCON site at aftercon.blogspot.com.

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Co-organizers Matt Lorentz and Mark Richmond have sent in the following images of the final flyers and the press release for the AFTERCON 2010 art show and benefit auction in Shel Dorf’s honor. The event will run concurrently with Comic-Con, July 22-24, 2010 (that’s Thursday, Friday, and Saturday), from 8 PM to midnight. For more information, visit the official AFTERCON web site at http://aftercon.blogspot.com/.

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Orange County Cartoonists Society President Andy Mitchell has contributed a terrific piece of art (shown above) for the benefit auction at the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor. The AFTERCON show will run concurrently with San Diego’s Comic-Con International, July 22-24, from 8PM to midnight each day. For more about the show, visit the official AFTERCON site at aftercon.blogspot.com.

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Matt Lorentz writes: “Here’s a great pic for the site featuring AfterCon artists Winged Tiger comicbook artist and founder of Cartoonists Across America, Phil Yeh; long time Comic Con attendee and Cartoonist Across America muralist Rory Murray; and Simpson’s comicbook artist and character designer Phil Ortiz. Photo by Groo colorist Tom Luth.”

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