Vlog: Mighty Con St. Louis 2016

Matt Albers, Nick Licata, Angel Kramer Remember a few months back when Matt published his first ever convention vlog of Wizard World St. Louis? Well, not long after that, he, Nick, and Angel were able to obtain coverage for another local convention. During summer 2016, Midwestern pop culture convention company Mighty Con set up their…

Vlog: Wizard World St. Louis 2016

Matt Albers Those that follow Damnation Magazine, particularly on social media, know that while we primarily focus on news related to all forms of loud rock music, we also branch out to pop culture. It’s no secret that there are parallels – especially among fans – between the music that we love and comics, gaming,…

Comic Book Review: Survivors’ Club – Issue #1

Survivors’ Club Issue #1 December 2015 Publisher: Vertigo Writers: Lauren Beukes and Dale Halvorsen Artist: Ryan Kelly Harkening back to the horror comics of Vertigo’s past, Survivors’ Club drums up suspense and horror by pulling inspiration from horror movies of the 1980’s. A list of names is discovered in a dusty old corner of the…

Comic Review: Empty Zone (Issue #1)

Writer, Artist, and Publisher: Jason Shawn Alexander Distributor: Image Comics Release date: 06/17/2015   The first issue of Empty Zone immediately sucked me in. Once I saw the artwork I was hooked. The cover alone is amazing with an almost accented neutral palette and tense yet fluid composition. There is not much character of storyline…

Comic Review: Harrow County (Issue #1)

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Tyler Crook Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: 5/13/2015   Dark Horse Comics has brought us yet another incredibly horrifying series in the form of Harrow County. The first issue was released in June, 2015, and proved to be an intriguing beginning to what I hope to be a terrifying adventure….