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Encyclopedia > Terry Dodson
Terry Dodson

Terry Dodson (right) with wife Rachel at a Comic Book Convention during a meet-and-greet in 2007
Birth name Terrence Dodson
Born
Nationality American
Area(s) Artist
Notable works Wonder Woman
Spider-Man
Harley Quinn

Terrence "Terry" Dodson is an American comic book artist and penciller. He is best known for his work on titles such as Harley Quinn, Trouble and Marvel Knights Spider-Man. Dodson is known for his clean, soft style and for his buxom depictions of female characters.[citation needed] His art is clearly inspired by the work of artists such as Adam Hughes and Stuart Immonen.[citation needed] His pencils are usually inked by his wife Rachel Dodson, who is a comic book inker and colorist. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2848 × 2136 pixel, file size: 1. ... Rachel Dodson(nee Pinnock) is an American comic book inker and colorist, who often works with her husband, Terry Dodson. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practising the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... A penciller (or penciler) is one of a number of artists working within the comic industry. ... Harley Quinn (real name Dr. Harleen Quinzel) is a fictional character in the animated series Batman: The Animated Series, as well as the DC Comics Batman series and its spin-offs, and subsequently in various Batman-related comic books. ... Photo cover of Trouble #1 Trouble is a romance comic book miniseries consisting of five issues published by Marvel Comics under its Epic line in 2003. ... Marvel Knights Spider-Man is the name of an ongoing comic book, starring Spider-Man that is published monthly by the Marvel Knights imprint of Marvel Comics. ... I am Adam Hughes. ... Stuart Immonen is a comic book artist. ... Rachel Dodson(nee Pinnock) is an American comic book inker and colorist, who often works with her husband, Terry Dodson. ... The inker is one of the two line artists in a traditional comic book, or graphic novel. ... A colorist is an artist who colors comic art reading it for production as a comic book. ...

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Career

Dodson first came to prominence as the artist on Malibu Comics' Ultraverse title Mantra in 1993. He co-created the character with writer Mike W. Barr. Malibu Comics was a comic book publisher in the late 1980s and early 1990s, best known for its Ultraverse line of superhero titles. ... The Ultraverse was the name given to a comic book imprint published by Malibu Comics. ... Mantra was a comic book series published by Malibu Comics in the mid 1990s until it was purchased by Marvel Comics, leading to the cancellation of the title after 24 issues. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Mike W. Barr, also referred to as Mike Barr, is a notable writer of comic books, mystery novels, and science fiction. ...


In early 1996, he drew a four issue Storm mini series (starring the X-Men character of the same name), which was written by Warren Ellis, inked by Karl Story and published by Marvel Comics. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Storm (real name Ororo Munroe) is a fictional Marvel Comics superhero. ... The X-Men are a group of comic book superheroes featured in Marvel Comics. ... Warren Ellis Warren Girade Ellis (born February 16, 1968) is a British author of comic books and graphic novels, well known for his acerbic personality and sociocultural commentaries, both through his online presence and his writing. ... The inker is one of the two line artists in a traditional comic book, or graphic novel. ... Karl Story (born October 28,1967) is an American comic book artist specializing in inking, and is one of the original members of Atlantas influential Gaijin Studios, which has long held an industry-wide reputation for quality and as a training ground for some of comics most prominent talents. ... Marvel Comics is an American comic book line published by Marvel Publishing, Inc. ...


Later that same year this creative team reunited for another X-Men-related limited series - the 3 issue Pryde and Wisdom title, starring Kitty Pryde and Pete Wisdom. It has been suggested that Widget (Marvel Comics) be merged into this article or section. ... Peter Paul Winston Pete Wisdom is a fictional secret agent in the Marvel Comics comic book multiverse, created by writer Warren Ellis. ...


In 1998, he became regular penciller of Marvel's Generation X, where he remained until 2000 (#38-60). Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Generation X was a Marvel Comics superhero team, a 1990s-era X-Men junior team. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Harley Quinn #1 cover by Terry and Rachel Dodson.
Harley Quinn #1 cover by Terry and Rachel Dodson.

In 2000, Dodson left Marvel for DC Comics where he pencilled a Harley Quinn ongoing series written by Karl Kesel. He left the title a year later. Download high resolution version (438x648, 84 KB)Cover to Harley Quinn #1, by Terry Dodson. ... Download high resolution version (438x648, 84 KB)Cover to Harley Quinn #1, by Terry Dodson. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Harley Quinn (real name Dr. Harleen Quinzel) is a fictional character in the animated series Batman: The Animated Series, as well as the DC Comics Batman series and its spin-offs, and subsequently in various Batman-related comic books. ... A writer and inker whose works have primarily been under contract for DC Comics. ...


Back at Marvel in 2002, Dodson began drawing Spider-Man and the Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do, a limited series which was not completed until 2006 due to delays from writer Kevin Smith.[citation needed] Also see: 2002 (number). ... Spider-Man swinging around his hometown, New York City. ... Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) is a Marvel Comics anti-hero and one-time foe and ex-girlfriend of the Spider-Man. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Smith at a comics convention in 2005 Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and creator of View Askew. ...


In 2003. Dodson and writer Mark Millar produced a controversial limited series titled Trouble, which was published through Marvel's Epic Comics imprint. The series which was supposedly aimed at a teenage girl audience, featured suggestive photo covers of girls in bikinis and seemed to reveal details about Peter Parker (Spider-Man)'s true parentage. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mark Millar (born December 24, 1969) is a Scottish comic book writer born in Coatbridge. ... Photo cover of Trouble #1 Trouble is a romance comic book miniseries consisting of five issues published by Marvel Comics under its Epic line in 2003. ... Epic Comics was a creator-owned imprint of Marvel Comics started in 1982, lasting through the mid-1990s, and being briefly revived on a small scale in the mid-2000s. ... Spider-Man swinging around his hometown, New York City. ...


In 2004, Dodson and Millar reteamed to launch a new ongoing Spider-Man series, Marvel Knights Spider-Man. They left after a 12-issue arc. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marvel Knights Spider-Man is the name of an ongoing comic book, starring Spider-Man that is published monthly by the Marvel Knights imprint of Marvel Comics. ...


Dodson provided covers and interior art for DC Comics' 2006 relaunch of Wonder Woman. He has also completed Songes, a comic strip which is edited and published in France. Wonder Woman is a fictional DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. ...


Interior comic book work

  • Team Titans #17-20, 22-24 (DC Comics, 1994)
  • Ghost #5 (Volume one, Dark Horse, 1995)
  • Pryde and Wisdom #1-3 (Marvel, 1996)
  • Storm #1-4 (Marvel, 1996)
  • Star Wars: Dark Force Rising #1-6 (Dark Horse, 1997)
  • Generation-X #38-40, 42-45, 48-50, 52-57, 59-60(Marvel, 1998-2000)
  • Harley Quinn #1-12, 14-19 (DC Comics, 2000-2002)
  • Spider-Man and the Black Cat #1-6 (Marvel, 2002)
  • Wolverine #186 (Marvel, 2003)
  • Daredevil #40 (Marvel, 2002)
  • Trouble #1-5 (Marvel/Epic, 2003)
  • Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #1-4, 6-7, 9-12 (Marvel, 2004-2005)
  • Songes: Coraline (Humanoids, 2006)
  • Wonder Woman #1-5, 8-9 (DC Comics, 2006)

Covers

  • Xena: The Warrior Princess #10, 12 & 14 (Dark Horse, 2000)
  • Rawhide Kid #3 (Marvel/Max, 2003)
  • Supreme Power: Hyperion #1 (Marvel, 2005)
  • Black Panther #5 (Marvel, 2005)
  • House of M #2 (Ms. Marvel variant cover) (Marvel, 2005)
  • Amazing Spider-man #495, 525 (Marvel, 2003-2005)
  • Witchblade #88-91, 94 & 96 (Image/Top Cow, 2005-2006)
  • Superman #650-653
  • Action Comics #837-840 (DC Comics, 2006)
  • Birds of Prey #92-94 (DC Comics, 2006). Covers for the 3 first "one year later" Birds of prey issues.
  • ABC A-Z Tom Strong and Jack B. Quick #1
  • ABC A-Z Greyshirt And Cobweb #1
  • ABC A-Z Terra Obscura And Splash Brannigan #1
  • ABC A-Z Top 10 And Teams #1 (DC/Wildstorm/America's Best Comics, 2005-2006)
  • Wonder Woman # 6 (DC Comics, 2007).

Other comic-related illustration work

  • The Ultimate Guide to the Fantastic Four (DK Publishing, 2005). Cover.
  • Wizard #106. Lara Croft versus Indiana Jones pin-up for the "Last man standing" section.
  • Wizard #130 (2002). Spiderman & Black Cat cover.
  • Wizard #135. Catwoman versus Black Cat pin-up for the "Last man standing" section.
  • Wizard #167. "Hey, ladies!" pin-up (Batgirl, Tigra, Phantom Lady, Silver Sable & others).

External links

  • Interview with Dodson in Newsarama (2006) about his work in Wonder Woman
  • Terry Dodson's work on Marvel.com

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Terry Dodson: Arachnophile (2367 words)
Also, Millar’s grittier approach to the series has provided Dodson the opportunity to showcase a slightly darker side to his work that fans of his usual cheesecake style of art may be unaccustomed to seeing.
TERRY DODSON: While we were starting the Trouble mini, I believe Axel mentioned Mark had a big Spider-Man project in mind.
DODSON: Trouble was a project I did as a favor to Joe Q, so as much as I would have liked to have seen it better received, it wasn't something I was "dying " to do or had high expectations for.
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