Ruairí Coleman is a freelance comic book illustrator from Lurgan, Co. Armagh.
First discovered by Andrew Luke, then Danny McLaughlin of Uproar Comics at the 2D Comics Festival 2012, Ruairí took up lead artist duties on Uproar's flagship title Zombies Hi beginning with issue 6 and has, to date (Oct 2013), drawn three issues (6-8) of the series.
More recent work includes: two short stories illustrated for Atomic Diner 's upcoming Anthology project (One written by Rob Curley , the other by Darrin O'Toole ); "Preceptions" short story, written by Gavin McCumiskey and coloured by Eoin Hurrell , for Green Monkey Comics ' Innocent Tales issue 2; A short story written by Andrew Luke for 2014's "To End All Wars" Athnology, entitled "Brand of Britain"; and it was recently announced that Ruairí will be handling art duties along side Stephen Byrne on issue five of Atomic Diner's League of Volunteers (Part two of the current "Return of the King" arc), due for release in the second quarter of 2014.
Future projects include illustrating a webcomic written by Andy Winter , featuring the character Tim Skinner created by Andy Winter and Declan Shalvey , entitled "Tim Skinner: Retconned", scheduled for relase online in Autumn 2014. Ruairí has also announced plans to develop a webcomic with friend and novelist S.G. O'Hagan.
Ruairí currently resides in Peterborough, England.