Take a dive into the wet, wacky, and biodiverse world of Sherman's Lagoon, one of the most enjoyable ensemble casts of marine life ever to be seen in the funny papers
Things move fast underwater. It’s hard to stay up to date with the latest social media trends. There’s Facecrab, Flipster, Instashark, Turtlegram—and those are only the maritime platforms. Sherman can’t keep up. But when an exchange student comes to town, Sherman can finally impress him with all of the advanced technology. . . until he finds out that the Lagoon might be a bit behind the times. Sherman’s other troubles include an alien invasion, dolphin attacks, and pesky fish neighbors. Take a deep dive into this new collection of Sherman’s Lagoon comic strips, because what’s at the bottom of the ocean may surprise you!
Jim Toomey was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He launched Sherman's Lagoon in 1991 and was picked up by Creators Syndicate later that year. An engineer, a philosopher, a surfer, a scuba diver, and a sailor, Toomey lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with his wife and daughter.
He has been twice awarded the Environmental Hero Award, given by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "for using art and humor to conserve and protect our marine heritage."