Founder of Comic-Con, Sheldon ‘Shel’ Dorf, has died at the age of 76 in a San Diego hospital on Tuesday from kidney failure. Sheldon Dorf had been hospitalized for the past year since his diabetes worsened.
Dorf founded Comic-Con in San Diego in 1970. He moved out west from Detroit.
125,000 fans show up every year now for the Comic-Con event and is a massive venue for comic book fans, artists, writers and movie stars to mesh.
R.I.P. Sheldon Dorf
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