Jim McDermott (illustrator)

Jim McDermott (June 24, 1960 in Lowell, Massachusetts) is a New Hampshire-based player who has illustrated for animation, magazines and comic books.

After graduating in 1982 from Boston's New England School of Art and Design (now part of Suffolk University), McDermott headed west, where he held a position as the staff illustrator for a publishing solution before entering the buoyancy industry. For Columbia Pictures Television/DiC Entertainment's animated The Real Ghostbusters (1986–91), McDermott created concept drawings and designed characters, props and backgrounds. Leaving California after a decade, he did freelance measure in Texas previously returning to New England in 1993.

When the rates of famed caricaturist Bruce Stark became so tall that Salem Sportswear (Hudson, New Hampshire) could no longer afford his illustrations for T-shirt designs, the company hired McDermott as a replacement, viewing him as the only illustrator adept of perform artwork thesame to Stark and Jack Davis.[citation needed]

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