Born: 1976 month? day? in Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Biography: Tom Gauld is a Scottish cartoonist and illustrator. Gauld studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art. At the Royal College of Art, he worked with friend Simone Lia. Together they self-published the comics First and Second under their Cabanon Press, which they started in 2001. (The two volumes were subsequently published together by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2003, as Both.)
His books are now published by Drawn and Quarterly and he regularly produces cartoons and illustrations for The New Yorker (including cover art), The New York Times, The Guardian and New Scientist.