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""Some readers have likened the dubious regard for humans in Sherman's Lagoon to the late, lamented Far Side by Gary Larson.""-Dallas Morning News
Sharks have always fascinated Jim Toomey. ""I was the only one rooting for the shark in Jaws,"" he says. Now, Toomey's dim-witted Sherman is back with Another Day in Paradise. This fantastic collection of the popular strip takes a satirical, sea-floor look at modern culture through the eyes of Sherman, his sidekick sea turtle friend Fillmore, and schools of other coral reef critters in their remote tropical paradise.
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About the Author
Jim Toomey was born and raised in Alexandria, Va. Following family tradition, he studied mechanical engineering at Duke University, but he left that career to become a political cartoonist. Jim launched Sherman's Lagoon in 1991 and was picked up by Creators Syndicate later that year. A philosopher, surfer, scuba diver, and sailor, Jim lives in Maryland with his wife, daughter, and son.