Jim Toomey is the creators of the daily comic strip Sherman's Lagoon, which is syndicated to over 150 newspapers in 20 countries and six languages. Sherman's Lagoon combines two of his lifelong passions - art and the sea. Jim's cartoon books have sold over half a million copies worldwide.

Jim has recently repurposed his cartooning skills into animation, and has completed a series of short films in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme on the topic of ocean conservation.

He has given talks at a variety of venues, from his
April 2010 TED Talk, to the Royal Society in London,
to Harvard University to his children's kindergarten
class. Jim has been featured in many of his client
newspapers, as well as Wired Magazine,
National Public Radio, and
Discovery Channel's Shark Week.

Jim in Wikipedia

Sherman's Lagoon website