Joseph Phillip Illidge

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Articles By Joseph Phillip Illidge

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The Mission - 5/04

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge finds the diversity shown in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as an indicator of the struggles for diversity in comics.

The Mission - 4/27

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge talks with "Concrete Park" creators Tony Puryear & Erika Alexander about the new volume from Dark Horse and the series' future.

The Mission - 4/20

Mon, April 20th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge compares the problems with Warner Bros.' upcoming "Wonder Woman" film to Marvel's successful "Agent Carter" TV series.

The Mission - 4/13

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category:

With the new "Daredevil" series showing an interracial relationship, Joseph Illidge looks at the legacy of the hero's past girlfriend of color.

The Mission - 4/06

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category:

With Cheo Hodari Coker announced as showrunner for next year's Netflix series, Joseph Illidge wonders about Marvel's next move with Luke Cage.

The Mission - 3/23

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category:

With news of the impressive sales of Marvel's new "Thor" series, Joseph Illidge makes comparisons to the publisher's "All-New Captain America."

The Mission - 3/16

Mon, March 16th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge weighs in on the criticism of DC Comics' variant cover for "Batgirl" 41 by looking at the character's past.

The Mission - 3/09

Mon, March 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the continuing progress on the new "Supergirl" television show, Joseph Illidge looks at how CBS is more progressive than DC Comics.

The Mission - 3/02

Mon, March 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines the call for new heroes in light of "Fast and Furious" actress Michelle Rodriguez's controversial comments.

The Mission - 2/23

Mon, February 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge compare BOOM! Studios's new "Strange Fruit" series to other Black Superman stories in comics.

The Mission - 2/16

Mon, February 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines the argument against a Black/Latino Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by looking at past consumer actions.

The Mission - 2/09

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With DC Comics' announcement of a more diverse writers' pool, Joseph Illidge gives his take on the publisher's newest initiative.

The Mission - 2/02

Mon, February 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the return of THE COLOR BARRIER for Black History Month, Joseph Illidge considers why the "Storm" series is not selling well in today's market.

The Mission - 1/26

Mon, January 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With news of the return of Milestone Media, Inc., alumni Joseph Illidge provides his take on the new company and its future prospects.

The Mission - 1/19

Mon, January 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the heritage of "Wonder Woman" actress Lynda Carter is the starting point for a different look at the iconic DC Comics hero.

The Mission - 1/12

Mon, January 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Inspired by the writers' room of "Empire," Joseph Illidge wonders if comics publishers could succeed with programs to help foster diverse talent.

The Mission - 1/05

Mon, January 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge starts off the new year with his hopes for the new Captain America, and some female heroes on the way.

The Mission - 12/29

Mon, December 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks back on the year 2014 and cites various accomplishments by creators in the cause for diversity in comics.

The Mission - 12/22

Mon, December 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge talks about his time working on the popular DC Comics hero, and the power of her image.

The Mission - 12/15

Mon, December 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge talks with writer/director Alex de Campi about writing characters of color and challenging familiar archetypes in her work.

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