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 […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Myal Man
Roots, 2020, April 2020

ROOTS | Myal Man

Dread & Alive Myal Man In ZOOLOOK’s Dread & Alive series, Philip McIntosh is the father of Drew McIntosh. A direct descendant of the Jamaican Maroons, Philip’s lineage traces back to the Ashanti people of the Gold Coast of Africa… present-day Ghana. A cultural anthropologist by day, Philip McIntosh is a local legend in the […]

ROOTS | Obeah Woman 1
Roots, 2020, March 2020

ROOTS | Obeah Woman

Dread & Alive Obeah Woman In ZOOLOOK’s Dread & Alive series, Maria McIntosh is the mother of Drew McIntosh. An Ethologist (the study of the behavior of African Lions) at the local university, MARIA is highly intelligent and speaks English with a Jamaican accent. She is also well-versed in Patois. But everything is not what […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive
2020, February 2020, Roots

ROOTS | Dread & Alive

Dread & Alive CHRONICLE: February 6, 2010 On February 6, 2020, Nicholas Da Silva aka ZOOLOOK celebrated the 10th anniversary of the release of his Dread & Alive series in comic book format. Dread & Alive is a Jamaican-inspired multimedia series spanning comic books, novels and music. Created and written by ZOOLOOK, the Dread & […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Dread & Alive: Nine Night™
Roots, 2020, January 2020

ROOTS | Good vs Evil

Dread & Alive: Nine Night Good vs Evil ZOOLOOK, the alter ego of IRIE Magazine’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas Da Silva, is taking over the ROOTS feature section of our publication as he returns to his comic book roots to pen the next story arc of his Dread & Alive series entitled Nine Night™. Each […]