Turncoat Press is an independent Irish comic book publisher based in Cork city. Our first book, I’m Awake, I’m Alive, was released in 2014. It was an anthology comic book with 7 stories made by 10 Irish creators. Borne of a love of the form and a desire to craft innovative and exciting stories across many different genres which featured a cover by artist Will Sliney.
Life Signs, our second output, is a 24 page Sci-Fi anthology containing four stories. It was released in June 2015 featuring cover art by Nate Stockman.
Last Rebel is our latest release. It’s a 24 page comic featuring stories about our hero, Jenny, in a post-apocalyptic world filled with gangs and mutants. With her trusty barbed wire bound hurley she strives to protect the vulnerable of the city. Set in a future Cork City, the stories feature many familiar locations, some mutant creatures and whole lot of action.
Turncoat Press was started and is run by Chris O’Halloran, Emmet O’Brien and Colin O’Mahoney.
Chris O’Halloran is primarily a comic book colorist. He wrote a story in I’m Awake, I’m Alive, drew one and coloured another in Life Signs. He’s also coloured all of our covers. Chris created Last Rebel and it’s characters. He co-wrote the stories and coloured two of them. Chris also does all the graphic design for the books. You can find him on twitter.Colin O’Mahoney
You can purchase our comics on this site.