Kieran Oats became involved in the comics industry in 2005 when he coloured the first issue of The Pact
. Over the next several years he did work, mostly as a colourist and occasionally as a cover artist, for companies including Dabel Brothers Productions
, and Hasbro
, among others. He ceased pursuing full-time work in comics in 2009. Following this, he has done occasional work for companies including Dynamite Entertainment
, Atlas Comics
, and Ardden Entertainment
, among others.
Oats was born in 1983 in Whakatane, New Zealand
and raised in Edgecumbe. He spent some time in Melbourne, Australia
, and currently lives in Awakeri, New Zealand.