Shel Dorf

Sheldon "Shel" Dorf (July 5, 1933 – November 3, 2009) was an American comic book enthusiast and the founder of San Diego Comic-Con International.[2][3][4] Dorf was also a freelance artist and graphic designer, who lettered the Steve Canyon comic strip for the last 12 to 14 years of the strip's run.[5][4][6]

Shel Dorf
Dorf in April 1988
BornSheldon Dorf
(1933-07-05)July 5, 1933
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedNovember 3, 2009(2009-11-03) (aged 76)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Area(s)comic book convention pioneer, letterer
Notable works
San Diego Comic-Con International
Steve Canyon (lettering only)
AwardsInkpot Award, 1975[1]

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