Hough Slattery is a collaboration between artist James Hough, and artist and educator Sean Slattery. James and Sean met in graduate school at UNLV. After a lengthy fine arts collaboration as Ripper Jordan, with friend and fellow artist David Ryan, and a lengthier break, their love of writing and drawing comics has brought them together again.

James currently lives in Dallas, Texas, where he works by day as a user experience designer. Sean lives in Las Vegas where he is the Assistant Professor in Residence, Painting & Design, at UNLV.