Media Coverage

Media Coverage of Shel Dorf’s Passing and His Legacy as Comic-Con’s Founder

The following links were good as of November 14, 2009. They may, however, not be “permanent” links and may be in effect for only a relatively-short period of time.

Video Coverage:

Comic Con Founder Dies
Fox 5 San Diego
With interviews by reporter Erica Fox:
November 4, 2009

Comic-Con funeral for the man who started it all
CBS 8 San Diego
With interviews by reporter Jeff Zevely
November 4, 2009

Text Coverage:

Sheldon Dorf, Founder of Comic-Con, Dies at 76
New York Times
By George Gene Gustines
November 12, 2009

Shel Dorf dies at 76; architect behind San Diego’s Comic-Con
Los Angeles Times
By Valerie J. Nelson
November 6, 2009,0,6615852.story

Founder of Comic-Con dies at 76
Fox 5 News San Diego
By Erica Fox
November 4, 2009,0,5610639.story

San Diego Reader
By Jay Allen Sanford
November 3, 2009

Comic-Con founder Shel Dorf dies at age 76
November 4, 2009
Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis: Editing by Bob Tourtellotte

San Diego Comic-Con Founder Sheldon Dorf Dies at 76
ABC News 10 Sacramento
November 5, 2009
By Associated Press

Comic-Con founder Sheldon Dorf dies
November 10, 2009
By Variety Staff