Teri Sue Wood

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Teri Sue Wood
BornTeri Sue Wood
April 21, 1965
Pseudonym(s)Teresa Susan Challender, Resa Challender
Notable works
early-'90s "Wandering Star" series.

Teri Sue Wood, also known as Teresa Susan Challender (born April 21, 1965),[1] is an American comic artist best known for her 1993 to 1997 independent-comics series Wandering Star, which ran for 21 issues,[2] and first found success with the comic strip The Cartoonist, which ran in Fantagraphics' Amazing Heroes magazine. In 2008, she changed her birth name of Wood to Challender after discovering that her legal father was not her biological father. Wood had a troubled relationship with her family, and took her new name from an uncle who took her in.[3] She still goes by "Teri Sue Wood" in her professional work.

Wood's other work include webcomics, the furry comic Rhudiprrt: The Prince of Fur, published by MU Press, and Darklight, published by Sirius Entertainment. Her webcomic "Yet Untitled" is a light-hearted take on Forks, Washington, the setting of the Twilight series and also popular in Bigfoot mythology.[4] In 2016, Dover Publications republished Wandering Star in an omnibus edition.[5]


  1. ^ Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comics Buyer's Guide. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  2. ^ Wandering Star at Don Markstein's Toonopedia. Archived from the original on September 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Who Am I?". Welcome to the Home of Teri S. Wood. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Yet Untitled -- 001". Welcome to the Home of Teri S. Wood. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  5. ^ Adair, Torsten (July 3, 2016). "Review: Wandering Star, A Timeless Classic, Returns To Print". Comics Beat. Retrieved April 11, 2018.

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