Terry Moore is a comic book author, graphic novelist and illustrator. A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative A
He created the popular series Strangers in Paradise, and was involved in the founding of Homage Comics. Strangers in Paradise is a long-running mostly self-published black-and-white Comic book, written and drawn by Terry Moore. Homage Comics was a Comic book publishing Imprint, a subdivision of Wildstorm.
Following the examples of independent comic creators such as Dave Sim and Jeff Smith, he decided to publish Strangers in Paradise himself through his own Houston-based "Abstract Studios" imprint, and has frequently mentioned a desire to do a syndicated cartoon strip in the authors notes at the back of the Strangers in Paradise collection books. David Victor Sim (born May 17 1956 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian Comic book Writer and Artist, best known as the Jeff Smith (born 1960 is an American Cartoonist, best known as the creator of the self-published Comic book series Bone He has also mentioned his greatest career influence is Peanuts' Charles Schulz. Peanuts is a syndicated daily and Sunday Comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26 1922 &ndash February 12 2000 was an American Cartoonist best known worldwide for his Peanuts Comic strip  Some of Moore's strip work can additionally be found in his Paradise, Too! publications.
His work has won him recognition in the comics industry, including receiving the Eisner Award for Best Serialized Story in 1996 for Strangers in Paradise #1-8, which was collected in the trade paperback "I Dream of You". The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award is a prize given for creative achievement in American Comic books It is named in honor of the pioneering writer and artist Will Eisner Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar)
It was announced on June 15th, 2007 that Moore would be taking over for Sean McKeever as writer of Marvel Comics's Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane series starting with a new issue #1. Marvel Comics is an American comic book company owned by Marvel Publishing Inc Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane is an American comic book series focusing on a teenage Mary Jane, the love interest of Superhero Spider-Man On July 27th, Marvel announced that Moore would also take over for Joss Whedon as writer of Marvel's Runaways. Joseph Hill " Joss " Whedon ( born June 23, 1964 in New York City is an Academy Award -nominated and Hugo Award Runaways is a multiple award-winning series of comic books from Marvel Comics. 
On November 19th, 2007 Terry Moore announced in his blog that his new self-published series would be named Echo and its first issue would appear on March 5th, 2008. Echo is an American Comic book independently-published by Terry Moore under his Abstract Studio Imprint. 
Moore's work is known for its sensitive and realistic portrayals of women in particular. Template:Fact see talkpage At a time when the comics industry was portraying women in highly exaggerated and sexualized images, Moore created female (and male) characters with natural body fat and who had body image problems. Moore continually emphasized in his editorial pages how he wanted to portray real women in real relationships, rather than the busty, unrealistic images that were common in most comic books in the early nineteen-nineties.
Moore also took on the controversial subject of sexuality and lesbianism in his work. His female protagonists, while never explicitly adopting a sexual identity, struggle throughout the stories with their relationships with one another, with their male counterpart, and whether friendship can be or should be discrete from romantic love.
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