Jim Toomey

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Jim Toomey
Born James Patrick Toomey
(1960-12-26) December 26, 1960 (age 53)
Occupation Cartoonist
Years active 1991– present
Notable work(s) Sherman's Lagoon
Spouse(s) Valerie Toomey

James Patrick Toomey (born December 26, 1960) is a popular American cartoonist famous for his comic Sherman's Lagoon. Toomey received his B.S.E. from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering in 1983, an M.L.A. from Stanford University in 1995, and a Master's of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences in 2008.

His cartoon strip, Sherman's Lagoon, is distributed by King Features Syndicate, and appears in over 250 newspapers in North America and in over 30 foreign countries.

Creative Works[edit]

  • Here We Go Again - Oct. 2013
  • Think Like a Shark - Sep. 2012
  • Never Bite Anything That Bites Back - Sep. 2011
  • Discover Your Inner Hermit Crab - Sep. 2010
  • Confessions of a Swinging Single Sea Turtle - Sep. 2009
  • Sharks Just Wanna Have Fun - Sep. 2008
  • Yarns and Shanties - Sep. 2007
  • Planet of the Hairless Beach Apes - Sep. 2006
  • In Shark Years I'm Dead - March 2006
  • A Day at the Beach - March 2005
  • Surfer Safari - Sep. 2005
  • Catch of the Day - Sep. 2004
  • Shark Diaries - Sep. 2003
  • A Lagoa de Sherman - Sep. 2003 (Spanish)
  • Le Lagon de Sherman - Sep. 2003 (French)
  • Greatest Hits & Near Misses - Sep. 2002
  • Surf's Up - March 2003
  • Greetings from Sherman's Lagoon - March 2002
  • Another Day in Paradise - Sep. 2001
  • Poodle: The Other White Meat - March 1999
  • An Illustrated Guide to Shark Etiquette - Sep. 2000
  • Ate That, What's Next? - Sep. 1997
  • Lagunen - Sep. 1996 (Norwegian)
  • Sigges Lagun - Sep. 1994 (Swedish)
  • 50 Ways to Save the Ocean (illustrator; written by David Helvarg)

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