The unique style of Mike Wieringo


Mike Wieringo is a comic artist who was born in Italy, Vincenza on 24th June 1963. After some time his family moved back to Rustburg, Virginia and Mike grew up here with his brother, They grew up together had fun and a great adventurous childhood they both grew up in Rustburg, Virginia and discovered Comics and drawing at a very young age. Art was Mike’s main focus so he worked very hard to pursue his dream of drawing comics as his primary goal.


Mike marvel comics LHe started his professional comics career in the year 1992 when he contributed his artwork to The Justice League Quarterly for the DC comics. After a short time he was tapped to be among the regular pencil artists on the “Flash". Mike’s dynamic and unique style gained him favorable notices in the drawing comics industry he was pleasant and welcoming which made him a favorite and fast at conventions.

As he worked with fans and friends he was later lured to the Marvel Comics and he promised to draw one of favorite character the “Spider Man", He teamed with writer Todd Dezago and spent most of his time applying his great fun as well as the lovely style to Spidey Exploits in pages of the sensational Spider Man, as they enjoyed their exciting collaboration Mike and Todd ventured into the creator and owner of original comic characters in which they created high adventure fantasy Tellos. Tellos became a showcase for Mikes artwork as well as exceptional storytelling. it was published in the year 1999 by the image Comics.

He returned to DC comics for all but one major issue that was the “Adventures of Superman" from July 2001 to March 2002, He later returned to Marvel and teamed-up again with Mark on the “Fantastic Four" on October 2002, The comics hobbyist commented that Meak and Mark were the best known for fan outcry after Marvel had announced that they were going to replace them. After that overall outcry, Marvel quickly reversed their decision- and the two were left to complete their run on the series.


Mike died on 12th August back in 2007; he died unexpectedly of aortic dissection in his home at Durham, North Carolina. Mike was a very talented artist everyone could easily see through his work. He always pushed further in growing and doing better in turn, which led to him to draw and redraw his layouts and figures until he got it right. He was just like most artists and he was not easy on himself for that.

He was so generous with his great talent, and sometimes he drew free covers as well as pin-ups trying to help the young artists to publish their arts, He was encouraging all the young artists that he came across with be it online or at conventions, He took the time to compliment artists works and connect to them, often relating to how alone and lost he sometimes felt when he was young trying and striving to get his work seen and published. Mike has left behind his friends fans and family so many memories of his worth his generosity as well as his kindness.