Ted Slampyak is a freelance illustrator with more than 20 years of professional experience in motion-picture and TV storyboards, comic strips, books, and spot illustrations for magazines, posters and events. In 2006 he illustrated the commemorative posters for Albuquerque's tricentennial. His storyboard experience includes work on Breaking Bad, In Plain Sight and Terminator Salvation, and his comics work includes six years on the long-running newspaper strip Annie, as well as his own comic book series, Jazz Age.

Ted lives in Bernalillo, New Mexico, with his wife, designer and illustrator Jennifer Kinyak, and their two kids.