Lynn Johnston is the Canadian creator of For Better or For Worse. This family-based comic strip has been syndicated since 1979 and was named Best Syndicated Comic Strip in 1992. At its peak, For Better or For Worse appeared in more than 2,000 newspapers in 23 countries, and was translated into 8 languages for a devoted readership of more than 220 million.
Johnston was born in Collingwood, Ontario and grew up in British Columbia. Johnston is the first woman to receive a Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonist Society in 1985.