The untimely death of Durham artist Mike Wieringo
A fantasist’s last sketch


Mike Wieringo at the 2006 Heroes Con in Charlotte
Photo by Donna Nolen-Weathington

On Aug. 10, Durham-based comic book artist Mike Wieringo updated his Web site,, with a detailed sketch of Jarek, the hero of his fantasy comic Tellos, which he had created with his best friend Todd DeZago. The post was titled “Just a Quick One Today.” It would be the last post he made.

Full story on this talented artist’s passing here.