Notes:
Given out during the Detroit Fanfare comic conventions from 2010 until 2013. No further awards known after this date due to ending of the convention due to money and location problems.


2010 - Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom award - Jean Bails, “For Excellence in the Pursuit of the Essence of Comic Fandom” - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/

2010 - Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom Award “For Excellence in the Pursuit of the Essence of Comic Fandom” : Jean Bails (spouse of Jerry Bails).

2010 - Shel Dorf Fandom Award - Michael Dorf, A special award for unusual circumstances. The first was given to Michael Dorf for his gracious work in allowing Detroit Fanfare to reclaim Shel and his legacy. - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/

2010 - Shel Dorf Fandom Award "A special award for unusual circumstances": Michael Dorf ("...for his gracious work in allowing Detroit Fanfare to reclaim Shel and his legacy.").

2010 - Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award - Marcus Giles, "For Preserving the Flame of the Spirit of Comics and Carrying the Torch - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/

2010 - Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award "For Preserving the Flame of the Spirit of Comics and Carrying the Torch Forward in the Comic Industry.": Marcus Giles.

2011 - Comic Blogger of the Year - Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Comic to Multi-Media Adaptation - Captain America: The First Avenger - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom award - Randy Scott, Michigan State University Comic Collection Archives, “For Excellence in the Pursuit of the Essence of Comic Fandom” - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom Award: “For Excellence in the Pursuit of the Essence of Comic Fandom”: Randy Scott (librarian for the Michigan State University Comic Collection Archives).

2011 - Original Graphic Novel of the Year - Earth One - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Self Published Comic of the Year - Echo - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Syndicated Print Strip of the Year - Zits - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2011 - Webcomic of the Year - Axe Cop - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566195166754619/

2012 - Comic Blogger of the Year - Rich Johnston Bleeding Cool News - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566196666754469/

2012 - Comic-Multi-Media Adaption of the Year - The Avengers - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566196666754469/

2012 - Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom award - Bill Schelly, “For Excellence in the Pursuit of the Essence of Comic Fandom” - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566196666754469/

2012 - Syndicated Print Strip of the Year - Beardo - https://www.facebook.com/notes/566196666754469/

2013 - Comic Blogger of the Year - Decapitated Dan - https://www.facebook.com/notes/642241575816644/

2013 - Comic Blogger of the Year: Decapitated Dan (for http://decapitateddan.blogspot.com/).

2013 - Comic to Multi-Media Adaptation of the Year - The Walking Dead - https://www.facebook.com/notes/642241575816644/

2013 - Original Graphic Novel of the Year - District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, D.C - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/

2013 - Syndicated Print Strip of the Year - Beardo - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/

2013 - Webcomic of the Year - Battlepug - https://www.facebook.com/SHEL-DORF-Awards-225732224134250/
Name Recipient Year Awarded
Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award Greg Theakston 2010
Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award Carl Lundgren 2010
Shel Dorf: Legacy of Comics Award Stan Lee 2010
Colorist of the Year Jeff Balke 2011
Comic Blogger of the Year Heidi MacDonald 2011
Continuing Series of the Year Usagi Yojimbo (1996 series) 2011
Continuing Series of the Year Stan Sakai 2011
Cover Artist of the Year Mike Mignola 2011
Editor of the Year Shannon Denton 2011
Inker of the Year Klaus Janson 2011
Kids' Comic of the Year David Petersen 2011
Kids’ Comic of the Year Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard (2010 series) 2011
Letterer of the Year Tom Orzechowski 2011
Mini Series of the Year David Petersen 2011
Miniseries of the Year Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard (2010 series) 2011
Penciler of the Year Guy Davis 2011
Self Published Comic of the Year Echo (2008 series) 2011
Self Published Comic of the Year Terry Moore 2011
Shel Dorf: Legacy of Comics Award Ramona Fradon 2011
Syndicate Print Strip of the Year Jerry Scott 2011
Syndicate Print Strip of the Year Jim Borgman 2011
Web Comic of the Year Malachai Nicolle 2011
Web Comic of the Year Ethan Nicolle 2011
Writer of the Year Robert Kirkman 2011
Writer of the Year Rob Worley 2011
Colorist of the Year Laura Allred 2012
Comic Blogger of the Year Rich Johnston 2012
Continuing Series of the Year The Walking Dead (2003 series) 2012
Cover Artist of the Year Alex Ross 2012
Editor of the Year Chad Lambert 2012
Inker of the Year Scott Williams 2012
Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom Award Bill Schelly 2012
Kids’ Comic of the Year Adventure Time (2012 series) 2012
Letterer of the Year Stan Sakai 2012
Miniseries of the Year Avengers vs. X-Men (2012 series) 2012
Original Graphic Novel of the Year Batman: Earth One (2012 series) #[nn] 2012
Penciler of the Year Greg Capullo 2012
Self Published Comic of the Year Rachel Rising (2011 series) 2012
Self Published Comic of the Year Terry Moore 2012
Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award Gary Reed 2012
Shel Dorf: Legacy of Comics Award Al Bellman 2012
Syndicate Print Strip of the Year Dan Dougherty 2012
Web Comic of the Year Daniel Bradford 2012
Writer of the Year Scott Snyder 2012
Colorist of the Year Fiona Staples 2013
Continuing Series of the Year The Walking Dead (2003 series) 2013
Cover Artist of the Year Alex Ross 2013
Editor of the Year Stephen Wacker 2013
Inker of the Year Bill Sienkiewicz 2013
Jerry Bails Comic Book Fandom Award [Jerry Bails Fandom Award] Craig Yoe 2013
Kids’ Comic of the Year Adventure Time (2012 series) 2013
Letterer of the Year Chris Eliopoulos 2013
Miniseries of the Year Five Ghosts (2013 series) 2013
Penciler of the Year Fiona Staples 2013
Self-Published Comic of the Year Touching Evil (2013 series) 2013
Shel Dorf Torch Bearer's Award [Spark On Independence Award] Jeff Smith 2013
Shel Dorf: Legacy of Comics Award [Shel Dorf Legacy Award] Steve Geppi 2013
Writer of the Year Brian K. Vaughan 2013