Fantastic Four: The Lost Adventure

TOM BREVOORT ON FF: THE LOST ADVENTURE by Zack Smith It’s not unusual for the lost work of a great artist to be released years after their passing. Ernest Hemingway and Ralph Ellison are just two legendary authors whose novels hit the shelves in recent years, and the surviving Beatles got back together in 1995 […]

Mike Wieringo

AUGUST 22, 2007 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,, with a detailed sketch of Jarek, the hero of his […]

Fantastic Four Review

From the Independent Weekly:  FANTASTIC FOUR 2: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER—This sequel to the 2005 superhero adaptation is like being trapped in a room with a bad comedian for an hour and a half—though the fact that the film is only 90 minutes is immensely appealing in this summer of nearly three-hour sequels. No […]