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

BY ZACK SMITH



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, mikewieringo.com, 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.

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