Peter Hoey and Maria Hoey together make up Pacific Coin Op Studio. They grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she the youngest and he the oldest of six kids. They have collaborated on illustrations and comics for seven years, with work appearing in Time, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Playboy, BLAB!, Print, and Mother Jones among many others. Currently they work back and forth via the Internet. Peter lives in San Francisco and Maria lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.