Tom Gauld

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Tom Gauld
Born 1976 (age 38–39)
Aberdeenshire,[1] Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality Scottish
Education Edinburgh College of Art
Royal College of Art
Known for Illustration, Cartoonist
Notable work The Gigantic Robot (2009)
Goliath (2012)
You're All Just Jealous of my Jetpack (2013)

Tom Gauld (born 1976) is a Scottish cartoonist and illustrator. He studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art.

Gauld has created a number of books including Guardians of the Kingdom, 3 Very Small Comics (Volumes One to Three), Robots, Monsters etc., Hunter and Painter, The Gigantic Robot, Goliath and You're All Just Jealous of my Jetpack. His cartoon Move to the City ran weekly in London's Time Out 2001-2002.

He has worked with Simone Lia, whom he met at the Royal College of Art. Together they self-published the comics First and Second, under their Cabanon Press. 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, the The New York Times, The Guardian newspaper and New Scientist magazine.

Gauld lives in London with his partner, artist Jo Taylor.


  1. ^ Lees, Gavin (2011), "Interview: Tom Gauld", Graphic Eye 

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