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Tom Gauld was born in 1976 and grew up in Aberdeenshire. He is a cartoonist and illustrator with weekly comic strips in the Guardian and New Scientist and his comics have been published in the New York Times. He is the author of the comic books Goliath, You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack, Mooncop (a New York Times bestseller) and Baking with Kafka. He has also designed a number of book covers. Gauld lives and works in London. @tomgauld | tomgauld.com

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PRAISE FOR THE WORKS OF TOM GAULD: A collection of brilliantly off-the-wall cartoons * * Daily Mail * *
Tom Gauld might just be the Edward Gorey of our time, channelling his wry humour and macabre aesthetic through exquisite black-and-white illustrations -- MARIA POPOVA
Each single-page piece is a clever, funny, slightly bonkers riff on a literary theme . . . Sublime * * The Times * *
One of the best cartoonists around! * * BoingBoing * *
Heartwarming * * Guardian * *
At once hilarious and achingly melancholy . . . A quietly essential read * * Wired * *
His economical art . . . is married to dry, incisive humor, making each strip a carefully composed marvel * * Publishers Weekly * *
The ironic takes on key moments in history and literature (Armstrong on the moon, Cathy and Heathcliff wandering the moor) will certainly elicit a few laughs * * Vogue * *
Gauld's deceptively simple panels and sparse, understated dialogue speak poetically . . . Gauld finds humour and hope - as well as coffee and doughnuts - in his portrait of a fading utopia * * Guardian * *
Precise and wryly hilarious * * NPR * *

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