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 #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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Issue #24: Love Like Mad

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 2: Magic and Machines

When Alexis turns down the advances of a researcher at the museum Warrick and Jun have summer jobs, little does she know that he’s about to undergo some changes thanks to an otherworldly artifact! High on power and short on sanity, can the Descendants face a godlike power if they plan to stop Madrigal Madigan from acting on his infatuation.

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