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Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Curse of the Werewolf

Illustrations and Cartoons by Jim McDermott.

The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) is a British film based on the novel The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore. The film was made by the British film studio Hammer Film Productions and was shot at Bray Studios.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Man With Ax

Cartoons and Illustrations by Jim McDermott.

Other famous Lowellians include beat generation writer Jack Kerouac, Johnny Carson sidekick Ed McMahon, and film actress Bette Davis. The late Presidential candidate and Senator Paul Tsongas called Lowell home, as did current Senator John Kerry during his first run for Congress.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Rondo Hatton Illustration

 Illustration of Rondo Hatton.
Micky Ward  boxer, is from lowell.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto as Spock

Illustrations by McDermott
The Lowell Cemetery is the 4th oldest garden cemetery in the United States, dating back to the 1840’s.

New Wacky Packages

Cartooning and Illustration by Jim McDermott
Wacky Packages design only.

Bette Davis, Actress is from Lowell.

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Tingler With Vincent Price

Illustrations by McDermott

Lowell held the 2006 World Curling Championships for men on April 1st at the Tsongas Arena.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Forry Ackerman's House 1979

Illustrations by McDermott

The Francis Turbine, a highly efficient water powered turbine, was invented in Lowell.









Monday, May 13, 2013

Nicki Aycox

Illustrations and Cartooning by McDermott

Moxie soda was created in Lowell in 1876 and was the first mass produced soft drink in the US.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Evan Peters as Kit Walker in American Horror Story, Asylum

Illustrations and Cartooning by McDermott

The Acre is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, and considered the American Gateway for immigrants from Ireland, Cambodia, Greece, Canada, and many other countries.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Pepper Played by Naomi Grossman in American Horror Story- Asylum

Illustrations by McDermott

The Lowell Folk Festival is the largest free folk festival in the United States.

Ian McShane in American Horror Story, Asylum

Illustrations by McDermott

The Ymittos Candle Company in Lowell produced all of the candles used in the original Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Magazine

Illustrations by McDermott
The Lowell Mill Girls made up ¾ of the workforce in the Lowell textile mills, the highest number of female employees anywhere at the time.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Little Old Little New

Art and Illustration by McDermott
Wang Laboratories Computer Company was founded in Lowell.