Tom Cheney (born 1954) is an American cartoonist. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in Saranac Lake, NY, and later in Watertown, New York. He attended Watertown High School (class of '72), Jefferson Community College (class of '74), and graduated from the State University of New York at Potsdam in 1976 with a BA in psychology. A staff cartoonist with The New Yorker, his work has appeared in over 500 publications in the United States and other countries, including National Lampoon, The Harvard Business Review, Mad Magazine, Penthouse, The Wall Street Journal, Punch, Barron's Magazine, and the "Commies From Mars" comic book series. Tom was the 1985 winner of the Charles M. Schulz Outstanding Cartoonist Award for his work in magazine cartooning, and his cartoons have been spotlighted on ABC Nightline, CNN, CBS 60 Minutes, and NBC News. Originals of Tom's work are on permanent display at the Museum of Cartoon Art, the New-York Historical Society, and the United Nations, as well as in numerous private collections. He and his wife Cynthia live on the island of Kauai, one of the Hawaiian islands.