Casts Songs: Villains Edition

Some time ago, I wrote a blog on image songs and assigned them to the core cast of Descendants. In the interest of retreading the same old thing with a new face, I’m doing the same again with some of the series’s iconic bad guys.

Vincent Liedecker – Johnny Cash – Man in Black

Though remembered as a country singer, Johnny Cash was way more of a rock star, especially when you look at the messages in his songs. Mercy Seat is anti-death penalty for example, far more progressive than what most would think of when they think ‘country. The same can be said of Man in Black, a protest song advocating for the poor, downtrodden and victims of injustice.

In a superhero comic context, it isn’t hard to see another allegory in the song; the classic story of a hero who needs to be seen as a villain for the public’s own good. And from his point of view, this is the story of Vincent Liedecker.

As will become more evident when the Liedecker: Life and Times Part 2 starts running, but Liedecker took such through control of criminal activity in Mayfield to put down the uncontrolled violence … Continue reading

Issue #37 – Of a Feather

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

An oddball group of baddies, calling themselves the Outliers raid ConquesTech headquarters while Warrick and Tink are there to visit Elizabeth von Stoker. Can Warrick save the day without letting on that he’s Alloy? And just what do the Outliers want with Freaque anyway?

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Descendants Annual #1

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 1: Welcome to Freeland House

In the aftermath of the Redeemer incident, the Academy is breathing it’s last, the Enforcer Corps is on the run, and Tome has returned to the shadows. What does the future hold for our heroes? Whatever it is, it starts right here.

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Issue #12: Here and Now

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 1: Welcome to Freeland House

Siege Part 2. Tome has launched their attack. The Redeemers are having a field day with the city and only one group can stop them.

Meet Darkness, Chaos, Codex, Alloy, Facsimile, Zero, Ephemeral, and Hope. To protect the city and one another, they will come together; they will stand against evil; they will become: The Descendants.

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Issue #11: We Will Be Villians

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 1: Welcome to Freeland House

Project Tome now knows where their missing test subjects went and they have a plan to flush them out of hiding.

Meet the Redeemers: Shine, Wartorn, Launch, Manriki and Wolf. In order to do their job and hunt the heroes, they will be villains. Part 1 of Siege.

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Issue #10: All Saints and Spirits

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 1: Welcome to Freeland House

Monsters are attacking Mayfield’s citizens, but it’s not Lifesaver’s Inc that saves the day? Who is Occult and what exactly is going on? Laurel turns to the Book of Reason to find out and brings Kareem, Alexis and Ian along for the ride.

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Issue #3: Gather

This entry is part 4 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 1: Welcome to Freeland House

Melissa attempts to break out of her shell by attending an open invitation gala while Warrick and Cyn attend a concert with some new friends. But when the party becomes the target of a violent gang, it’s up to Lifesavers, Inc to save the day and their housemate.

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