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Nik Poliwko
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My Bio
"Old School art and proud of it!"

I'm primarily a comics artist, but also do cartooning, illustration, storyboards and have done 3D computer graphics and animation.

In comics I've worked for a number of indie publishers, including A.C. Comics, Moonstone, Sequential Pulp, Dark Horse, Monsterverse, Locust Moon Comics, Revisionary Press and Vortex among others.

I was writer and artist on the official daily strip "Bob and Doug", based on the SCTV "Great White North" characters Bob and Doug McKenzie. I also did the book "Strange Brew" based on the MGM movie: "The Adventures of Bob and Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew".

Currently the artist on the weekly Edgar Rice Burroughs' THE WAR CHIEF comic strip and have completed a Tarzan adventure which appears in the JUNGLE TALES of TARZAN graphic novel from Dark Horse Comics.

Current Residence: Canada
Favourite style of art: Sequential art
Favourite cartoon character: The Spirit

Favourite Visual Artist
Will Eisner
Favourite TV Shows
Burn Notice, Covert Affairs, Dr. Who, Dexter
Tools of the Trade
Wacom Cintiq Tablet, Photoshop, Manga Studio, pencil, pen, brush and ink!
A panel from my Nemo strip... Very pleased to be a part of the amazing LITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM book from Locust Moon Comics.  The hardcover, 16-inches by 21-inches 144 page book features 140 artists.  A limited edition will be available for sale at SPX, the annual indie comics festival, in September 2014, and copies will go one sale to the general public via the Locust Moon website in October. Locust Moon Press will distribute 5,000 copies to the general public in Spring 2015.  Locust Moon is in negotiations with Diamond Comics Distributors for distribution. Here’s the entire list of artists involved: Michael & Laura
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  First comic adaptation ever... from writer Martin Powell and artist Nik Poliwko. THE WAR CHIEF is a realistic historical novel about life and death on an Apache reservation during the final days of the Apache Wars. Decades before the movie Dances With Wolves, Edgar Rice Burroughs' great respect for the West and his compassion for the exploitative treatment of the Native Americans at the hands of the pin-dah-lickoyee (white eyes) caused him to write a story that is an honest and sympathetic portrait of native life that does credit to both the Natives and Edgar Rice Burroughs. The story revolves around Shoz-Dijiji a.k.a. Black Bear, son of
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Here's the press release from Dark Horse Comics: Sequential Pulp Comics, a graphic novel imprint distributed by Dark Horse Comics, specializing in works of classic and pulp literature is proud to announce a new graphic novel based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novel, Jungle Tales of Tarzan. The one hundred and forty four page graphic novel will be authorized by ERB, Inc. through Sequential Pulp's distribution arrangement with Dark Horse Comics. The book will be designed as an anthology collecting the twelve loosely connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs chronicling the life of his most famous character, Tarzan of the Ape
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Early Happy B-Day, Nik!
Happy Birthday, Nik!!
thanks for the favoritism
I appreciate the fave, Nik!
 Party!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY  Nik!!!Have your cake and eat it too :iconhappybirthday2plz:  Airborne
Thanks, Missymur!
:iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz:
I hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake!
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