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I never met anybody like that." At that meeting, Kirby agreed to attend their first convention, and also gave the group a crucial piece of advice.
"He was just so friendly and so unpretentious and so nice.
In the late 1960s, the landscape was very different.
"In those days, you were an oddball or an outcast if you were into that stuff," says Mike Towry, who now runs his own convention, San Diego Comic Fest.
By 1969, Dorf was out of step with society, a square in a culture getting rapidly cooler.
He had spent most of his life in Detroit, where he was born, living with his parents on and off.Comics – particularly newspaper comic strips like Terry and the Pirates and Dick Tracy, a particular object of obsession – had been his passion since he was a child.