Ross Campbell was born in Rochester, New York. He studied sequential art at the Savannah College of Art and Design and remained in Savannah, Georgia, after completing his studies. He began his career in indie comics with Oni Press, publishing 'Too Much Hopeless Savages!' in 2003, and 'Spooked' with Antony Johnston in 2004. In 2006, he published the first installment of 'Wet Moon', his graphic novel series about an insecure gothic teenager. Also published by Oni Press, Campbell proved himself a graphic novelist with a strong sense for character development.
Campbell has since created new graphic novels like 'The Abandoned' (Topyopop, 2006) and 'Water Baby' (Minx, 2008), as well as the self-published comic book project 'Mountain Girl' (2006-2008). 'Shadoweyes' (2010) and 'Shadoweyes in Love' (2011) with Slave Labor Graphics form a new fantasy graphic novel series about young-adults in a fictional town. He has revived the superhero 'Glory' with Joe Keatinge' for Image Comics, drawn a couple of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' mini-series for IDW, and has furtermore been a contributing artist to comic books like 'House of Mystery' (Vertigo, 2008) and 'Hack/Slash' (Image, 2008-2009).