NESBITT Tom

NESBITT Tom

Born: 1956.

In the late 1970’s to early 1980’s, he participated with other emerging cartoonists through a syndicate GLP Features to sell cartoon features to Ontario community newspapers.

He & Nick Poliwko teamed up to produce the comic strip Bob and Doug which started in the Toronto Sun in September 1983 and ended in May 1984. It was based on the television creation the Mackenzie brothers by Rick Moranis and Dave Thompson.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Description fantasy:

“The Flying 8 Ball.” Potlatch presents The 1980 Comics Annual. Ed., Ian Carr. Potlatch Publications, 1979: 112-113.

Story:

Potlatch presents The 1980 Comics Annual. Ed., Ian Carr. Potlatch Publications, 1979.
“And Now Thrilling Tales of War With Space Cat And The Flaming Commandos” 127-128.

“Wirely L. Wiremire: Wired Again, Pts. 1&2.”: 64-67, 81-82.

BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY

Content:

Activity graphic:

“Journey Through Pharaoh’s Tomb.” Canadian Children’s Annual, 1978. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1977: 16.

Description fantasy:

“Alien Worlds Series 3: Map of Criij & Life on Criij.”Canadian Children’s Annual, 1980, Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publications. 1979: 122-125.

Nature graphic:

“Myths & Truths About Snakes.” Canadian Children’s Annual, 1979. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publications,1978: 111-112.

Story graphic:

“Bud’s Zoo.”Canadian Children’s Annual, 1978. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publications, 1977: 64-67.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story:

Andromeda, 2-3, Sept. 1978: “Wirely L. Wiremire.”

Andromeda, 2-4, Dec. 1978: “Space Stuff.”

Berford Seaman’s Flabby Thighs & Butter, 1, 1976: “Reflector.” 14-17.

NEWSPAPER:

Strip cartoon:

“Peter’s Pictures.” GLP Features Syndicate, circa early 1980’s

“Quiquiq the Eskimo.” GLP Features Syndicate, early circa 1980’s

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK TEXT:

Cover:

Book:

Front & Back:

Dear Teacher: A collection of parents, letters to their children’s teachers. Potlatch Publ. Ltd., 1980.

The Slob’s Handbook. Writ., Elliot Dunlop. Potlatch Publications Ltd., 1979.

Wrap around:

Dear Teacher: v. 2. Methuen Publications., 1984.

More Dear Teacher. Methuen Publications., 1987.

Content:

Humour:

Dear Teacher: A collection of parents, letters to their children’s teachers. Compiled by Emile & Diane Lizé. Potlatch Publications Ltd., 1980.

Dear Teacher: v. 2. Compiled by Emile & Diane Lizé. Methuen Publications, 1984.

More Dear Teacher. Compiled by Emile & Diane Lizé. Methuen Publications, 1987.

The Slob’s Handbook. Writ., Elliot Dunlop. Potlatch Publications Ltd., 1979.

BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Activity text:

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1978. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1977.

“Cities and Towns of Canada.” Writ., William Ettridge: 17.                                        “Crossword puzzles”. Writ., William Ettridge: 44-47.                                                  “Homophonic Syllables.” Writ., William Ettridge: 149.                                                “Change Words.” Writ., William Ettridge: 153.

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1979. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1978.

“Clueless Crossword.” Writ., W. Ettridge: 118. (Crossword)                                      “Change Words.” Writ., W. Ettridge: 136.                                                                  “The Countryman.” Writ., W. Ettridge: 169. (Crossword)                                          “The Easy 1.” Writ., W. Ettridge: 153. (Crossword)                                                    “Ten By Ten Touchy.” Writ., W. Ettridge: 171. (Crossword)

Folio:

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1979. Ed., Robert F. Neilson. Art Dir., Mary Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1978.

“Eye To Eye”: 123. “Bubble Maze”: 124.

History text:

“Edward Nelson’s Treasure.” Writ., Tyrus Reimann. Canadian Children’s Annual 1979. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publications, 1978: 133-135

“Whatever happened To Captain Kid’s Treasure?” Canadian Children’s Annual, 1981, Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publications, 1980: 146-147.

Information:

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1978. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1977.

“Tricky Tongues.” Writ., Robert F. Neilson:: 86-91.                                                    “Animal Shoes.” Writ., Joyce Barkhouse: 110-111.

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1979. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1978.

“The Dream Machine: How To Analyze Your Dreams.” Writ., Debi Goodwin: 145-146.

Canadian Children’s Annual, 1981. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ.1980.

“Add Water & Stir; or Anyone For Pemmican?” Writ., Barbara Greenwood: 165-166.

Poetry:

“We Haven’t A Glass Case Large Enough.” Writ., Dorothy C. Smith Canadian Children’s Annual, 1978. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1977: 48.

Nature text:

“What Does Mother Nature Say?” Writ., W. Ettridge. Canadian Children’s Annual 1979. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ. 1978.: 173.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Cover:

Back: Arik Khan, 1-2, June 1978. (Subotan)

Front: Arik Khan, 1-3, June 1979. (Subotan)

Content:

Story:

Arik Khan, 1-2, June 1978: “Tales Of Subotah, Ch. 1: Rescue.” Writ., George Olshesky: 34-48.

Arik Khan, 1-3, June 1979: “Subotan.” Plot, Ron Van Leeuwen. Writ., George Olshevsky: 1-16..

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Cover:

Front. Andromeda, 2-6, Nov.1979.

Front: Berford Seaman’s Flabby Thighs & Butter, 1, 1976.

Content:

Story:

Andromeda, 2-4, Dec. 1978: “The Narrow Land.” Writ., Jack Vance. Adap., b.p. Nichol.

Andromeda, 2-5, June 1979: “The Bellergon Version.” Writ., b. p. Nichol.

Andromeda, 2-6, Nov.1979: “Metrognome.” Writ., Dean Foster.

NEWSPAPER:

Content:

Cartoon strip:

“Bob & Doug.” Writ., Nick Poliwko. Toronto Sun, September 1983 to May 1984.

POSTER:

Canadian Children’s Annual 1980 The City of Criij in the Kingdom of Zudd. Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. Potlatch Publ., 1979.

WRITER:

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story text:

“Add Water And Stir: Anyone For Pemmican?” Canadian Children’s Annual, 1981, Ed., R. F. Neilson. Art Dir., M. Tach. 1980: 165-166.

CO-CARTOONIST:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story:

Andromeda, 2-2, June 1978: “Dark Side of the Moon.” Co-car., Nick Poliwko..

CO-ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL TEXT ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Collector’s Dream, 1-5, Summer,1978: “Comic Collecting Is A Small Time Hobby: Part II.” Writ., George Olshevsky: 10.

GALLERY:

See BOB & DOUG & SUBOTAN

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\N\NESBITT Tom, Berford Seaman's Flabby Thighs & Butter, 1, 1976, fc.jpg Bereford Seaman’s Flabby Thighs & Buteer, 1976: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\N\NESBITT Tom, Arik Khan, 1-1, Sept. 1977.jpg Arik Khan, 1-3, June 1979: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\N\NESBITT Tom, Andromeda, 6, Nov. 1979, fc.jpg Andromeda, 6, Nov. 1979: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\N\NESBITT Tom, The Slob's Handbook, 1979, bc.jpg                The Slob’s Handbook, 1979: Back cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\N\NESBITT Tom _0001.jpg              Dear Teacher, 1980: Front cover.