Carol Tyler is a cartoonist who creates stories about gardening, her family, and her lifelong love of the Beatles. Her work has been nominated for various cartooning awards, including an Ignatz Award, an Eisner Award, and the LA Times Book Prize. In 2016, Tyler received the Cartoonist Studio Prize from the Slate Book Review. Robert Crumb describes her work as having “the extremely rare quality of genuine, authentic heart. Hers are the only comics that ever brought me to the verge of tears."