IRIE | Reggae Magazine | ROOTS - Nine Night - The Soul
2021, May 2021, Roots

ROOTS | The Soul

Dread & Alive: Nine Night™ The Soul The Akan believe we come into this world possessing a soul (Kra or Okra) and a spirit (Sunsum) when we are born. The soul is our life force from God (Nyame), the spirit, our personality. It is the spirit that connects the body (Honam) to the soul. A […]

IRIE | Reggae Magazine | ROOTS - Marielle Franco
2021, March 2021, Roots

ROOTS | Marielle Franco

Marielle Franco Still Present! Now and Forever On March 14, 2018, Marielle Franco was brutally assassinated along with Anderson Gomes, her driver, on her way back from an event for young black women. For those of you who don’t know who Marielle Franco is, she was a Brazilian city councilor from the Maré favela, one […]

IRIE | Reggae Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror - Dead Hour
2021, February 2021, Roots

ROOTS | Dead Hour

Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror Dead Hour On February 6, 2021, ZOOLOOK officially released Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror as a one-shot comic book issue. Originally written as a short story, the comic book release includes a foldout poster and an exclusive dub reggae track to accompany the story. The legendary Soul Rebel, Philip McIntosh, […]

IRIE | Reggae Magazine | ROOTS - Duppy Conqueror
Roots, 2021, January 2021

ROOTS | Duppy Conqueror

Dread & Alive Duppy Conqueror On February 6, 2021, ZOOLOOK will officially release the long-awaited Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror, a one-shot comic book issue to the masses. Originally written as a short story, the one-shot comic book chronicles Philip’s life as a Duppy Conqueror. A direct descendant of the Jamaican Maroons, Philip’s lineage traces […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Shadowcatcher™
Roots, 2020, October 2020

ROOTS | Shadowcatcher

Shadowcatcher Be afraid. Be very afraid. QUACO or Kwakú, the Akan name given to a male born on a Wednesday is a powerful Obeahman, or Shaman (sorcerer). Like his brother, CUDJOE, he is immortal. Born among the Maroons of Jamaica, Quaco ruled over the Cockpit Country alongside his brother Cudjoe. As the feared Obeahman, Quaco […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - ZOOLOOK - I Like To Score
Roots, 2020, September 2020


ZOOLOOK I Like To Score On July 6, 2007, published a feature on the best digital comics for your PSP, SONY’s multi-talented member of the handheld family. The SONY PlayStation Portable (PSP) was a handheld game console, first released in Japan on December 12, 2004. It reached North America on March 24, 2005. ZOOLOOK […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive - DREAD Alert
Roots, 2020, August 2020


Dread & Alive: Nine Night™ DREAD Alert™ ZOOLOOK has been keeping himself very busy on lockdown. Together with Team DREAD, they have officially penciled and inked the first 14 pages of chapter 1 of Dread & Alive: Nine Night™, titled ‘Hide Your Soul’, with nine of those pages digitally colored. ZOOLOOK has also officially announced […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive - Hide Your Souls
Roots, 2020, July 2020

ROOTS | Hide Your Soul

Dread & Alive Hide Your Soul 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 […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive: From Babylon to Zion
Roots, 2020, June 2020

ROOTS | From Babylon to Zion

Dread & Alive From Babylon to Zion Dread & Alive™ tells the tale of two Maroon brothers who ruled in the Cockpit Country of Jamaica years after their ancestors fought the colonial British to a standstill to secure their freedom in the First Maroon War. Born free in one of the communal settlements, Cudjoe™ and […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - ComiXstand
Roots, 2020, May 2020

ROOTS | ComiXstand

Dread & Alive ComiXstand May 2020 has been a busy month for the artist, ZOOLOOK. The remaining characters for Issue #1 have been finalized as ZOOLOOK begins production for the first chapter of the story arc, ‘Hide Your Soul’. ZOOLOOK will sketch the storyboards for ‘Hide Your Soul’ during the month of June with actual […]