Jeff Balke wins the Shel Dorf Award 2011 – Colorist of The Year!

We would like to give a SHOUT OUT and CONGRATS to Jeff Balke “colorist
extraordinaire”  for winning the Colorist of the Year award in the Shel Dorf Awards!  CONGRATS buddy!  You really deserve it!

Jeff has worked on numerous covers and, I cant even keep track of the books..haha! 
If you’re not familiar with Jeff’s work, check out his website at
or his fan page on FaceBook called (JbalkesCOLORS).

Congrats again Jeff..and keep up the GREAT work!!












Colorist Jeff Balke Nominated for Award!

Acclaimed colorist Jeff Balke (Grimm Fairy Tales, Tales From Neverland, Zombies vs Cheerleaders, John Carpenters Asylum and many more), is nominated for the Shel Dorf Award for Colorist of the Year! 

“Founded in 2010, along with the inaugural Detroit Fanfare, the Shel Dorf awards are dedicated to recognizing the comic industries best and brightest talents. Like Shel, another Detroit native, the awards are most concerned with the fan perspective, giving the fans unprecedented say in the nomination and voting process.

The Shel Dorf awards proudly celebrate the best of our industries present while honoring the unique place that Detroit has in comic fandom’s past.” – Shel Dorf Award Website Jeff, besides being an amazing color artist, is also one of the greatest guys you will meet in the business.  If you get the chance to meet him at any of the shows this year (check out his website, do it!  He takes his fans to heart and REALLY loves what he does.

So vote today for Colorist Jeff Balke at