DREAD & ALIVE is… Reggae & Comic Books!

DREAD (\ ˈdred \) adj, 1 : causing great fear or anxiety
2 : inspiring awe 3: courage and fearlessness in the face of obstacles 4: dreadlocks

ALIVE (\ ə-ˈlīv \) adj, 1 : full of energy and spirit
2: animated 3: sensitive to the danger



Dread & Alive: Nine Night - Chapter 1 - Hide Your Soul, Part 1

DREAD & ALIVE: SOUL REBEL

“I am the Conquering Lion, protector of the animal world to which all humans belong.”

– Drew McIntosh



ZOOLOOK presents Dread & Alive – Nine Night

Drew McIntosh is the superhero with an African face

Dread & Alive™ is a supernatural horror series spanning comic books, novels, & music featuring the black superhero, Drew McIntosh. Dread & Alive is created, written, produced, and published by mixed-media artist, Nicholas Da Silva, who works under his artist name, ZOOLOOK™. ZOOLOOK’s Dread & Alive introduces the first Jamaican superhero in comics, with its protagonist, Drew McIntosh, while featuring a black comic book series steeped in West African Spirituality.

In Dread & Alive, ZOOLOOK meshes cultural fact with fiction while introducing the Maroons of Jamaica, who resisted enslavement by the colonial British, and their ancestors, the Akan and Ashanti (Asante) People of present-day Ghana.

In Dread & Alive, the protagonist and soul rebel, Drew McIntosh, is the embodiment of fighting for equal rights and justice.

ZOOLOOK is currently working on the next story arc of Dread & Alive™ entitled Nine Night. In this 12-issue maxi-series, Nine Night (aka the ‘dead yard’ or ‘set up’), the funerary tradition or wake in Jamaica, takes on a whole new meaning when Shadowcatcher™ descends upon The City, seeking divine retribution. The shapeshifting Obeahman has come to take back his amulet while seeking a bigger prize… the soul of Drew McIntosh.

It’s War inna Babylon as Drew McIntosh and Shadowcatcher clash in an apocalyptic battle between good and evil. Drew must protect the amulet and survive Nine Night or be doomed to walk the earth as a duppy.

NEW RELEASES

ZOOLOOK | Dread & Alive: Nine Night Maxi-series Comic Book

Nine Night – Ch. 1

MAXI-SERIES

ISBN: 978-0-9830637-6-6
RELEASE DATE:

April 20, 2021

ZOOLOOK | Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror One-shot Comic Book

Duppy Conqueror

ONE SHOT

ISBN: 978-0-9830637-8-0
RELEASE DATE:

February 6, 2021

ZOOLOOK releases Soul Rebel

ZOOLOOK

Soul Rebel (04:22)

February 6, 2021


Release Genre

Dub, Reggae

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Dread & Alive: Duppy Conqueror - One Shot

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Duppy Conqueror


Dread & Alive: From Babylon to Zion - Issue #0

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From Babylon to Zion


Dread & Alive: Nine Night - Chapter 1 - Hide Your Soul, Part 1

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Nine Night


Dread & Alive: Concrete Jungle - Issue #1

COMIC BOOK (#1)

Concrete Jungle

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Dread & Alive Quotes

  • CUDJOE

    “Without honorable peace, there is no hope for the future.”

  • DREW McINTOSH

    “I am the Conquering Lion, protector of the animal world to which all humans belong.”

  • SHADOWCATCHER

    “Quaco no longer exist. You will all come to know and fear me as Shadowcatcher!”

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