Cast Songs: Descendants Edition

It’s kind of a thing among amateur writers to cast their characters as if they were making a movie. It’s a fun, harmless little bit of day dreaming, and can actually help to flesh out the character by giving you a base to work on. And it insulates us from the cold, harsh reality of the fact that we don’t get to make that description and no matter who we want, any young non-buff, non-hearthtrob male will be played by Shia Lebouf.

I’m not really good at this game. Literally everyone in the world knows more about actors than I do. People always end up with a list of people from obscure cable shows and art-house movies and I’m left with a list composed mostly of people who get their names on posters for movies uncultured everydudes like me see.

But I am a voice acting buff, so I can and have cast Descendants: The Animated Series. Maybe I should have made this post about that. Oh well.

Anyway, I recently read somewhere that Tita Kubo, creator of the anime series Bleach, assigned theme songs to every member of his very large principle cast and I thought it was an … Continue reading

Descendants Annual #4

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

The confluence of events seen in Volume 4 might seem random, but the lead-up is not quite over. But before the Descendants Universe plunges into Volume 5, there’s still the aftermath of Inexorable to worry about. One thing is certain: everything that came before was just the opening act.

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Issue #48 – Inexorable

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Morganna’s Knight Inexorable is unleashed. His name means ‘unstoppable’ and it’s anything but a hollow boast. Can the Descendants and Occult come together to form an immovable object before someone loses their life? They might need a little help with this one.

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Descendants Special #4 – Some Day In May

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

In this double sized Descendants Special, two and a half months leading up to Descendants Appreciation Day fly by and we get to see how the core cast deals with recent events and prepares for the future.

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Cast Page: Ian Smythe

Ian Smythe

Date of Birth: April 21, 2049
Race/Ethnicity: Mixed European American
Weight: 159lbs
Hair: brown
First Appearance: Descendants #0

A California native, Ian grew up as the brain to his brother’s brawn. Both Smythe brothers developed powers of fluid density control; with Ian having more raw power, but his older brother, Isaac, having far better fine control. Ian entered the Academy to follow in his brother’s footsteps and soon fell in with Laurel and Alexis, who he harbored an unrequited crush for.

After the Academy and college, Ian chose to move to Washington State to take a development job with Brant Industries, becoming Laurel’s neighbor and even dating her for a time. When Alexis came to him for help, the Academy Enforcer, Prometheus, ended up destroying Ian’s home in his efforts to apprehend her. Both out of a need for vengeance and a sense of duty to the captured kids, Ian proposed a raid on the Academy’s Langley campus. The raid ended with Ian confronting and being gravely wounded by Prometheus.

Once at Freeland House, Ian seems to have no qualms letting his talent at engineering … Continue reading

Issue #46 – The Juniper Chronicles

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Things are shaping up for this to be the worst day in Juniper’s life; she just broke up with Adel right before Valentine’s. And things are going form bad to worse, as a villain now holds a small town captive, demanding a showdown with Majestrix and Zero Point. The Descendants are sent in their stead and it threatens to reveal a secret Juniper’s been hiding from the very beginning.

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Issue #45 – The Gremlin and The Game

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Something new is roaming Mayfield and it’s leaving chaos in its wake. While a team of Descendants, joined by Occult try to hunt it down, an unsuspecting Warrick, Tink and JC attend an electronic entertainment convention. When this new element finds them, they end up on an adventure none of them saw coming.

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Issue #44 – It’s Official!

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Following the events of Descendants #43, the good news spreads to the other members of the cast. Find out who’s excited, who’s jealous, and who should probably mind their own business in this very special issue.

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Issue #43 – Love You Madly

This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Madrigal “Mad-Mad” Madigan is back and this time, he’s teamed up with Maven to give the Descendants some grief. But when the dangerous duo are sidetracked by Madigan’s obsession with Alexis, which relationship will be on the rocks, and which will find a date involving robots and otherworldly artifacts ideal for building chemistry?

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