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Shipman, with wife Rhoda Shipman, created the independently produced comic book series Pakkins' Land, both writing and illustrating the series. Pakkins’ Land tells the adventuresome and engaging tale of Paul, a young boy who finds himself in a magical world filled with talking animals, mystery and excitement. Pakkins’ Land has been heralded for excellence by both critics and peers alike, accumulating an international following and numerous award nominations.
Certain characters in the Pakkins' Land stories are named after Shipman's children.
Shipman's artistic talents can also be found elsewhere. In 1987, he co-created the superhero character Edge for Silverwolf Comics, and illustrated the first 3 issues of that series.
- In 1997 Shipman was nominated for a Harvey Award in the Best New Talent category.
- In 1997 Shipman and his wife were nominated for the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award.
- In 1998 Shipman and his wife were nominated for an Eisner Award in the Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition category.
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