From the Artist Biographies in To Be Or Not To Be:
Matthew Inman is the best-selling author and artist behind the one-man comedy operation known as The Oatmeal.
The Oatmeal is a comics and articles website created in 2009 by cartoonist Matthew Inman (born September 24, 1982), who uses the comic's name as his nickname. The website features comics drawn by Inman, quizzes, and occasional articles. Inman lives in the Fremont area of Seattle, Washington, United States, and his second published collection is How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You.