Tom Gauld (b. 1976) is a Scottish cartoonist and illustrator. He studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art. He now lives in London with his partner, artist Jo Taylor. His published books are Guardians of the Kingdom, 3 Very Small Comics (Volumes One to Three), Robots, Monsters etc and Hunter and Painter. His strip Move to the City ran weekly in London Time Out 2001-2002. He is noted for his work with Simone Lia, who he met at the Royal College of Art. Together they self-published the comics First and Second, under their Cabanon Press.