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
http://www.fox5sandiego.com/videobeta/watch/?watch=8ab08773-cfc0-4512-98c5-fc0209c9cb33&src=front

Comic-Con funeral for the man who started it all
CBS 8 San Diego
With interviews by reporter Jeff Zevely
November 4, 2009
http://www.cbs8.com/Global/story.asp?S=11446495

Text Coverage:

Sheldon Dorf, Founder of Comic-Con, Dies at 76
New York Times
By George Gene Gustines
November 12, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/12/arts/12dorf.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Shel%20Dorf&st=cse

Shel Dorf dies at 76; architect behind San Diego’s Comic-Con
Los Angeles Times
By Valerie J. Nelson
November 6, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-shel-dorf6-2009nov06,0,6615852.story

Founder of Comic-Con dies at 76
Fox 5 News San Diego
By Erica Fox
November 4, 2009
http://www.fox5sandiego.com/news/kswb-comic-con-obit,0,5610639.story

RIP SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON FOUNDER SHEL DORF
San Diego Reader
By Jay Allen Sanford
November 3, 2009
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/bands/2009/nov/04/rip-san-diego-comic-con-founder-shel-dorf-plus-wee/

Comic-Con founder Shel Dorf dies at age 76
Reuters
November 4, 2009
Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis: Editing by Bob Tourtellotte
http://www.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idUSTRE5A35W220091104

San Diego Comic-Con Founder Sheldon Dorf Dies at 76
ABC News 10 Sacramento
November 5, 2009
By Associated Press
http://www.news10.net/life/entertainment/story.aspx?storyid=69856&catid=37

Comic-Con founder Sheldon Dorf dies
Variety
November 10, 2009
By Variety Staff
http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118011124.html?categoryId=25&cs=1

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