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Report Card | ‘Buzzkill,’ Daredevil’ and more

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Welcome to “Report Card,” our week-in-review feature. If “Cheat Sheet” is your guide to the week ahead, “Report Card” is typically a look back at the top news stories of the previous week, as well as a look at the Robot 6 team’s favorite comics that we read.

So read on to find out what we thought about Daredevil, Buzzkill and more.

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Voting opens for fourth annual Shel Dorf Awards

saga12The nominees have been announced for the fourth annual Shel Dorf Awards, named in honor of the late Detroit native and founder of Golden State Comic-Con, which grew into Comic-Con International.

ROBOT 6 is among the nominees for Comic Blogger of the Year. Online voting is now open. The winners will be presented Oct. 25 at Detroit FanFare. The nominees are:

Writer of the Year
• Brian K. Vaughan
• Dan Slott
• Mark Waid
• Robert Kirkman
• Scott Snyder

Penciler of the Year
• David Aja
• Fiona Staples
• Greg Capullo
• Jim Lee
• Ryan Stegman

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Voting opens for third annual Shel Dorf Awards

The nominees have been announced for the third annual Shel Dorf Awards, named in honor of the late Detroit native and founder of Golden State Comic-Con, which grew into Comic-Con International.

Online voting is now open. The winners will be presented Oct. 27 at Detroit FanFare. The nominees are:

Writer of the Year
• Ed Brubaker
• Geoff Johns
• Mark Waid
• Robert Kirkman
• Scott Snyder

Penciler of the Year
• Greg Capullo
• Ivan Reis
• J.H. Williams III
• Paolo Rivera
• Ryan Ottley
• Ryan Stegman

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Winners announced for 2011 Shel Dorf Awards

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The second annual Shel Dorf Awards were presented Saturday as part of Detroit Fanfare. Named in honor of the late Shel Dorf, a Detroit native and the founder of Comic-Con, the fan awards “are dedicated to recognizing the comic industries best and brightest talents.”

The winners of the 2011 awards are:

Writer of the year: Robert Kirkman
Artist of the year: Guy Davis
Inker of the year: Klaus Janson
Colorist of the year: Jeff Balke
Editor of the year: Shannon Eric Denton
Cover artist of the year: Mike Mignola
Letterer of the year: Tom Orzcechowski
Miniseries of the year: Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard
Graphic novel of the year: Superman: Earth One
Webcomic of the year: Axe Cop
Syndicated print strip of the year: Zits
Comic to multimedia adaptation of the year: The Walking Dead
Comic blogger of the year: Heidi MacDonald, The Beat
Continuing series of the year: Usagi Yojimbo
Self-published comic of the year: Echo
Kids’ comic of the year: Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard
Jerry Bails Award: Randy Scott

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This weekend, it’s Detroit FanFare

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The Detroit Free Press previews the second annual Detroit FanFare, which organizers hope will draw nearly 10,000 people to Cobo Hall on Saturday and Sunday. That’s more than twice the number that showed up for the inaugural event, held last Halloween in Dearborn, Michigan.

Comics guests include Art Baltazar, Jeremy Bastion, Timothy Bradstreet, Katie Cook, Todd Dezago, Kevin Eastman, Tommy Lee Edwards, Ramona Fradon, Larry Hama, Tony Harris, Phil Hester, Tyler Kirkham, Ron Marz, Sean McKeever, William Messner-Loebs, Tony Moore, Steve Niles, John Ostrander, David Petersen, Keith Pollard, Craig Rousseau and Ryan Stegman.

The film and television lineup includes Adam Baldwin, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Peter Weller and Steven Yeun.

The second annual Shel Dorf Awards, “dedicated to recognizing the comic industries best and brightest talents,” will be presented Saturday.


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