In Shark Years I'm Dead

In Shark Years I'm Dead : Sherman's Lagoon Turns Fifteen

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After ten book collections and a treasury, great white shark Sherman and the Lagoonies celebrate 15 years of life under the sea with this new collection of creator Jim Toomey's daily cartoons and full-color Sundays. In an imaginary lagoon near the island of Kapupu in the South Pacific lives a group of nutty but sophisticated underwater creatures-complete with neuroses that rival those of humans (also known as "hairless beach apes"). Their wet world, oddly enough, is not so different from our own. Sherman, a great white shark, is a typical guy, and Megan is his ruthless but nurturing wife. Rounding out the aquatic crew are Fillmore the turtle, geeky fish Ernest, and macho hermit crab Hawthorne. Salty old Captain Quigley, who lost his leg to Sherman years ago, is hell-bent on seeking revenge against the shark. Sherman and friends effectively reflect human behavior and occasionally must confront humans' encroachment on their unspoiled habitat. Activist groups have applauded this comic strip with a social conscience for promoting marine conservation. "Sherman's Lagoon" has been syndicated since 1991, currently by King Features, and has a circulation of more than 200 daily newspapers on five continents.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 213.4 x 271.8 x 22.9mm | 657.72g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • 0740757024
  • 9780740757020
  • 583,532

About Jim Toomey

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. Online: slagoon.com"show more

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