Stephen Hillenburg is an American marine biologist, cartoonist, producer, and voice actor best known for creating the hit Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Prior to his career in animation, Hillenburg taught marine biology at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, California. He has won two Emmy and six Annie Awards. He lives in California.
"The comics perfectly match the tone of the show, from the humor to the visual style...fans might get the most out of these comical, frenetically illustrated comics, the jokes and stories should still entertain readers unfamiliar with the cartoon."-- "Booklist"