Comic career takes off for a boy called Zoom
COULD JCOSS pupil Zoom Rockman be the coolest 15-year-old in the country?
Not only is he called Zoom, but he has drawn and published his own comic, from the age of eight, and has had a regular strip in the since he was 12, featuring his character Skanky Pigeon.
And now his work is being displayed at a solo exhibition in London’s West End.
“It is really cool. Everyone is really Zoom Rockman and ( a page from excited about it,” said Zoom, who lives in north London.
The latest edition of include a new strip called inspired by TV espionage drama
The strip is set in JCoSS and features headteacher Patrick Moriarty, as well as some of his friends. Zoom said: “I was watching
and it was around the time when the attack happened. There was a lot of paranoia around. I realised I was a target as a Jew and a cartoonist, so wanted to do a story referencing that.”
JCoSS allows Zoom two or three free periods a week to work on his comic. The exhibition will run at Westminster Reference Library