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Dread & Alive

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It’s ‘I’fficial! Production on Dread & Alive: Nine Night has officially begun! IRIE Magazine’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas Da Silva, who goes by his artist name,  ZOOLOOK, has brought the original team back to produce the next story arc in the Dread & Alive series, Nine Night™. The series timeline begins on October 30, 2016, and takes place in an alternate Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco (aka The City) but with the same racial, religious, and political (politricks) climate.

Nine Night™ will be a 12-chapter graphic novel series with each issue featuring an exclusive reggae soundtrack. The first track, TROD, which released back in January 2019, has seen an uptick in streams and sales due to the popularity of the series. ZOOLOOK will be releasing the ‘Nine Night’ riddim this fall along with several other original tracks from the first soundtrack. Look for the first preview of Dread & Alive: Nine Night on Halloween 2020!


Release Date: January 6, 2019
Label: ZOOLOOK / Dread & Alive Series
Copyright: 2019 ZOOLOOK
Total Length: 4:01
Total Tracks: 1
Format: Single
Genre: Dub Reggae

Reggae Comic Book

Dread & Alive™ is a supernatural horror series spanning comic books, novels, and music created, written, produced, and published by mixed-media artist, ZOOLOOK™. Dread & Alive meshes cultural fact with fiction while introducing the Maroons of Jamaica, who resisted against enslavement by the colonial British, and their ancestors, the Akan and Ashanti (Asante) People of present-day Ghana. In Dread & Alive™: Nine Night™, the protagonist, Drew McIntosh™, sets out to defeat an antagonistic force in the form of a powerful Obeahman… Shadowcatcher™.

Did You Know

San Francisco has a creepy secret…  a dark history of cemeteries hidden throughout the city. Next Month, ZOOLOOK, will take you on a late-night excursion to unearth (explore) these forgotten graveyards… some of them still haunted by duppies.

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Team Dread

Creator/Writer: Nicholas ‘ZOOLOOK’ Da Silva
Penciller/inker: Rodney Buchemi
Colorist: Dijjo Lima

Crowdfund Dread & Alive

Fans can join ZOOLOOK by supporting the Dread & Alive: Nine Night™ project with a crowdfunding contribution through the official website at the URL below:

LINK | Crowdfund Dread & Alive: Nine Night

Every contribution receives a perk. ZOOLOOK has included a set of crowdfunding packages where fans can become part of the storyline, either as an extra or an official character (e.g. FELIX). There’s even a crowdfund package for product placement or place of business.

Dread & Alive: Nine Night™ is scheduled to release on Halloween, October 31, 2020. To stay up to date on the latest developments and key events regarding the Dread & Alive series, fans and newcomers to the series can sign up for the DREAD ALERT at the URL below:

LINK | Subscribe to the DREAD ALERT™

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