Thomas Ott (b. 1966) grew up in Zurich, where he was involved in the indie comics scene of the mid to late 1980s. His work was published in various magazines in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, and France. His books include Tales of Error, Hellville, Tales from the Edge, and Cinema Panopticon.
In the past, he was lead singer for a band called The Playboys. He currently makes animations and does political cartooning for various newspapers and magazines. He lives in Zurich with his wife and two children.