Remembering Shel Dorf Panel at Comic-Con 2010

July 11, 2010

Comic-Con 2010 is presenting a Remembering Shel Dorf panel on Saturday, July 24 from 4:30-6:00. One very special member of the panel is Shel’s brother, Michael Dorf. The Comic-Con is very generously hosting Michael this year and we heartily thank them for that. Here is the program listing for the panel:

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AFTERCON 2010 Art Show and Benefit Auction in Shel’s Honor

July 11, 2010

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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Andy Mitchell’s Art for the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

July 8, 2010

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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Artists for AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

July 6, 2010

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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Ted Washington’s Art for the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

July 1, 2010

San Diego artist Ted Washington has generously contributed his depiction of DC/Helix/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertigo_%28DC_Comics%29 character Spider Jerusalem (created by created by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson) 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 http://www.sheldorftribute.com/2010/04/19/shel-dorf-benefit-art-show-to-run-concurrently-with-comic-con-2010/.

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Rusty Sherrill’s Art for the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

June 28, 2010

Artist Rusty Sherrill has generously contributed a custom-painted skate deck 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 http://www.sheldorftribute.com/2010/04/19/shel-dorf-benefit-art-show-to-run-concurrently-with-comic-con-2010/.

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Rory Murray’s Art for the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

June 24, 2010

Longtime Comic-Con attendee Rory Murray has created the above artwork and is generously contributing it to be auctioned at the AFTERCON 2010 show, which is being held 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 http://www.sheldorftribute.com/2010/04/19/shel-dorf-benefit-art-show-to-run-concurrently-with-comic-con-2010/.

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Shel’s Brother, Michael, Remembers Their Parents, Ben and Sarah Dorf

June 19, 2010

A group of Shel Dorf’s old friends visited Michael Dorf, Shel’s brother, on Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Los Angeles, California, while Michael was sitting shiva (the traditional Jewish seven days of mourning) for Shel after he had passed away. During the visit, Michael reminisced about his parents, Ben and Sarah Dorf. Fortunately, Michael’s account was recorded and is presented here for your listening pleasure. (Also, a transcript is provided at the end of this post.)

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Shel Dorf’s Memorable Last Visit With Bill Liebowitz at His Golden Apple Comics Store in 2004

June 13, 2010

A group of Shel Dorf’s old friends visited Michael Dorf, Shel’s brother, on Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Los Angeles, California, while Michael was sitting shiva (the traditional Jewish seven days of mourning) for Shel after he had passed away. While there, Richard Alf recounted Shel’s memorable last visit with Bill Liebowitz, the owner of the Golden Apple Comics store in Hollywood. Fortunately, Richard’s account was recorded and is presented here for your listening pleasure.

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Tony Gleeson’s Art for the AFTERCON 2010 Show in Shel Dorf’s Honor

June 4, 2010

Artist Tony Gleeson has created the above artwork and generously contributed it to be auctioned AFTERCON 2010 show, which is being held in Shel Dorf’s honor. The AFTERCON show will run concurrently with Comic-Con International, July 22-24, from 8PM to midnight each day. For more about the show, visit http://www.sheldorftribute.com/2010/04/19/shel-dorf-benefit-art-show-to-run-concurrently-with-comic-con-2010/.

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